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Patricia Sue Buchanan

ZANESVILLE: Patricia Sue Buchanan, age 77, of Zanesville, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, died Monday, November 12, 2012 at Cedar Hill Care Center. She was born July 6, 1935, in Huntington, WV, to Jesse J. and Louella Dempsey. She worked as an accountant for the State of Ohio's Home Energy Assistance Program. Patty was a generous and loving soul. She devoted her life to her husband Joe and her children Robby and Ellie. Her grandchildren were the light of her life.

Patty is survived by her son Joseph R. "Rob" (Gloria) Buchanan II of Zanesville and her daughter Ella (Bob) Igel of Columbus. Her grandchildren Emily Ann Igel and Nicholas Joel Igel. Sisters Emily (Louis) Sharp, Clara Moore. Sister-in-law Phyllis Dempsey. Special nieces Cindy Sharp and Rebecca Pennington, and numerous great nieces and nephews. Honorary grandchild Kamron Ryan and her mother, Susan Dennis. Patty was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse J Dempsey and Louella Dempsey. Her husband Joseph Robert Buchanan. Her sisters Ella Mae Massey, Mary Pennington Carter, Betty Lee Osborne and Jean Bentley. Her brothers Robert Dempsey and James Dempsey. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service from 9-11 am, Friday, November 16, 2012 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6500 Fox Hill Drive, Canal Winchester, Ohio, where the funeral service will begin at 11:00 am, Friday. Interment will follow at Fernwood Cemetery, Lockbourne, Ohio. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Patty's name to Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation, PO Box 16810, Columbus, OH 43216-6810. To send a personal note of condolence please visit


Published in the Times Recorder on Nov. 15, 2012
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