Patricia Lovelace
1930 - 2017
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Patricia "Pat" Marian (Anglin) Lovelace, 87, of Gary, Indiana, made her transition at home on Monday, August 14, 2017. She was born August 9, 1930 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Cecil Anglin and Johnetta (Grimes) Collins. Her loving husband of 44 years, Eichel Lovelace, and son, James Whitticker Jr., predeceased her. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Evansville, IN and went on to receive her Bachelors and Master's degrees in Education from Indiana University. After graduation she began her long-term illustrious teaching career in the Gary Community School system. After retirement, she taught at Ivy Tech State College and was a tutor of GED at the Women's Correctional Facility. She was a member of St. Timothy Community Church since 1994. She was involved and held positions in numerous organizations; Phi Delta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Beta Psi Chapter, American University of University Women (President for 16 years), Gary Literacy Coalition, and the Greater Gary American Jazz Association. She loved to watch Turner Classic Movies. She was an avid reader and supporter of the arts. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Karen (Roger) Lovelace-Velazquez and Anthony Lovelace; grandchildren, Patrick (Yolanda) Lovelace, Stephanie (Ismael) Lovelace-Nieves, Lora Whitticker, Nicholis Lovelace, and Leah Lovelace; great-grandchildren, Keisha Nieves, Dion (Angel) Nieves, Isaac Nieves, Aminah Nieves, Patrick Lovelace Jr., and Dohnovyn Lovelace; great-great-grandchildren, Phoenix "Rose" Thornton, Selena Nieves, and Amilah Nieves; cousins, Michelle Bass, Tony Bass, Robert (Silva) Blackwell, and Artie Blackwell; the Lovelace and Vaughn Family, and a host of other relatives and many, many friends. Visitation will be on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 9:00am to 11:00am with Funeral Services at 11:00am at St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 West 25th Ave, Gary, Indiana. Interment Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Hobart, Indiana. Her loving, devoted family and friends will dearly miss Pat. God grant her eternal rest.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Aug. 20, 2017.
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September 23, 2018
I do rememberMrs. Lovelace. Praying for the family during this sad time. May she rest in Heaven.
Eileen Banks
September 22, 2018
Mrs. Lovelace was just the most awesome person and teacher. She and my mom taught together at Dunbar. And I worked with her for advanced tutoring. I'm so sad to find out of her passing. She was the real deal!
Jeri-Elayne Goosby Smith
November 23, 2017
I worked with Ms. Lovelace at Ivy Tech. She loved her students and they loved her. She was truly a mentor for so many.
August 23, 2017
To Karen and Tony and the entire LOVELACE FAMILY,
I was very saddened to hear of the passing of your MOM, Mrs. Lovelace. I remember her as we grew up on 12th and Garfield and James and Karen (11th Avenue) attended Horace Mann School. You are in my prayers!

Love, Denise and Marvin Rodgers
and the Entire Rodgers Family
August 23, 2017
To the Lovelace Family:

My 3rd grade teacher at Dunbar Elementary School. Lovely lady, also, a lady of her word. Very sincere, good honest heart. I will always remember this beautiful lady with HONOR and RESPECT.
Adraine Hindman/Ingram
August 23, 2017
My heartfelt sympathy to the Lovelace Family
Sandra Scurlark-McQuay
August 22, 2017
Resting in Heaven. Mrs. Lovelace was one of my teachers at Tolleston. My condolences to the family. What a nice lady she was. Glad I haf the pleasure of being her student many moons ago.
Mikia Peeler- Dillard
August 22, 2017
Mr. Lovelace ,We extend these condolences with much prayer for you and your family in the loss of your mom.
wynnon and Sharon Parker
August 22, 2017
Condolences to the Lovelace family. I was very fortunate to have been one of Mrs. Lovelace's students. I will always cherish her kindness and warmth. We spoke some time ago and it broadened my smile knowing that she remembered me. Rest In Peace Mrs. Lovelace.
James Harris
August 22, 2017
My deepest condolences to the family.
DeAnna M. Thomas-Marcus
August 22, 2017
My deepest sympathies for your loss, May the God of all comfort bring your family peace . Romans 12:12
August 21, 2017
Mrs. Lovelace was a very sweet lady. She was my professor at Ivy Tech college she will be dearly missed. God Bless You.
From the Nora Family
Jolynese Nora
August 21, 2017
My friend Mrs. Lovelace
Albert Chester Jr.
August 21, 2017
She was my fourth grade at Dunbar Elementary over 48 years ago always nice and very supportive. GOD bless you family.
Ronnie Vickerstaff
August 21, 2017
Mrs. Lovelace was a very nice lady and served Gary well. She will be missed. May she rest in Heaven. Praying for her Love Ones during this sad time.
Eileen Banks
August 21, 2017
Tony & Paul
Mrs. Lovelace, you were always in a class by your self...when you were born they retired the mold, you will be greatly missed....thanks for giving me my "Best Friend"...your son Tony! RIP
Paul Lewis
August 21, 2017
Lala, Stephanie & Lovelace Family,
My condolences to all of you. Mrs. Pat was such a warm, beautiful and classy woman. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Heaven has gained a Beautiful Angel.❤
Margie Salazar
August 21, 2017
On behalf of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. Mu Chapter from Chicago we send our heartfelt condolences to the family of Soror Lovelace and Beta Mu.
Lynnette Millner
August 21, 2017
So sorry for the family's lost. Romans 12:12
August 21, 2017
To Tony and family you all have my deepest condolences.
Your mom was a very kind lady.I remember her well when I use to deliver papers to your home on 11th.May God bless and comfort you during this difficult time.
George Bolden
August 20, 2017
One of the few great teachers that I actually remember. R.I.P
Anthony D. Lowe
August 20, 2017
nakia gates
August 20, 2017
I shall always remember Patricia as a loving and positive lady who was kind to all whom she met. She often attended affairs at St Augustine's Church with her dear friend, Dolores. Condolences to her loving family. May she rest in peace.
Ms Evelyn H Reaves
August 20, 2017
The positivity that radiated from her is unmatched. She believed in you whether you believed in yourself or not. I will miss Grannymaw so much, and so very blessed she was able to witness her family growing over every generation. Her love for shoes, and hearts, laced with her laugh. You can only imagine her walking into your life and showing nothing but acceptance, and poise. The classiest woman I knew. She created a purpose and everlasting impact on many many many people. Forever in our hearts.
Keisha, Brian, and Phoenix
August 20, 2017
I miss you Grandma. You are my angel now. Looking forward to seeing you in my dreams until we meet again. Give Grandpa and Uncle James big hugs from us. Love you forever.....Stephie
Stephanie Lovelace-Nieves
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