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Patricia E. Blaz

ZANESVILLE: Patricia E. Blaz, 77 of Zanesville, OH died Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Forest View Health Campus Zanesville. She was born Wednesday, February 26, 1936 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Ben Greby and Pauline Victoria (Trybus) Greby and was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church.

After raising her children she worked for the Zanesville City Schools in the administration office. Patricia was always a graceful and lovely lady with impeccable style. She loved being a mother to her four children and grandmother to her three grandchildren. She enjoyed dancing, classical music, cooking and spending time with family and friends. Patricia treated everyone with the same unfailing courtesy. She always showed kindness and generosity along with amazing strength and independence.

She is survived by three sons; Stephen (Shari) Blaz of San Jose, CA, Scott Blaz, and Shawn Blaz both of Livermore, CA; one daughter Susan Blaz of Germantown, MD; three grandchildren, Samantha Blaz, Hayden Blaz and Sarah Blaz all of CA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother Bob Greby.

At Patricia's request there will be no public services. A private family service will take place at a later date in CA.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 in Pat's memory.

The Hillis, Combs & Nestor Funeral Home is assisting the Blaz family. To sign the online register book or to send a personal note of condolence please visit


Published in the Times Recorder on Sept. 8, 2013
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