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Mary H. (Foster) Patch

October 11, 1927 ~ November 16, 2019 (age 92)



Mary Helene (Foster) Patch, age 92, of Maysville, WV passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg, WV.

Mrs. Patch was born October 11, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan and was the daughter of the late Lindsey J. Foster and Adelaide (Clark) Foster Sites. Also preceded in death by her stepfather, William J. Sites. In addition to her parents and stepfather, she was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, James E. “Pete” Patch on October 4, 2019 and son, John Patch.

Mrs. Patch is survived by two daughters, Sheila (Steve) VanMeter of Petersburg, WV and Lucinda Patch of Buckhannon, WV; three sons, Thomas (Judy) Patch of Mozer, WV, Jim (Brenda) Patch of Salem, WV and Patrick (Yvonne) Patch of Gloucester, VA; Eleven Grandchildren including those she helped raise, William (Amy) Patch, J.R.(Alicia) VanMeter, Jamie (Jillian) VanMeter, thirteen great grandchildren. 

She was a military wife, loving mother and grandmother. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Petersburg. 

Family will receive friends Monday from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg, WV. 

Funeral service will be Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 11 AM at Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor Daniel Warntz officiating.  Burial will be the Sites Cemetery on Elkhorn Road, Dorcas, WV.

Memorial donations may be made to the Potomac Highlands Wounded Warrior Outreach, P.O. Box 754, Franklin, WV  26807.




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November 18, 2019

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, West Virginia 26847

Funeral Service
November 19, 2019

11:00 AM
Grace Lutheran Church
5 Pine Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

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