May 4, 1948 - Feb. 1, 2013
Patricia A. Ahlering, 64, of Vallejo passed away at home Friday. She was born in Oakland, CA., and has been a Vallejo resident since 1997.
Patty was a veteran of the United States Navy and the Vietnam War and received her Bachelors degree in Nursing from University of San Francisco. She worked for over 40 years as a Registered Nurse.
She was a member of St. Dominic's Church, and enjoyed sailing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. Patty was loving, generous and determined. She was legendary for sending cards to family and friends. She will be remembered for always making the holidays a special time for her family. Patty had a special devotion for her grandchildren.
Patty is survived by Jerry, her husband for over 44 years; children, Joseph (Robin) Ahlering, Kerry (William) Bernard and Patrick Ryan Ahlering; her mother, Patsy Boettcher; grandchildren, Marcus Bernard and Payton Ahlering; her brothers, Frank and Bob, and her dog, Ginger. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Francis Ahlering in 1990.
Vigil services will be held 7 p.m., Friday, at Passalacqua Funeral Chapel. A Memorial Mass will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, at St. Dominic's Church, followed by burial with Military Honors in St. Dominic's Cemetery. Family prefers donations to Food for the Poor, www.foodforthepoor.org. Passalacqua Funeral Chapel, 745-3130. www.passalacquafuneralchapel.com
Published in TimesHeraldOnline on Feb. 6, 2013