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Florence S. Patterson 1937-2020

CAMPBELL — Florence S. Patterson, 82, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Health Center, with her loving family by her side.

Florence was born Aug. 18, 1937, in Youngstown, the daughter of Carl and Mary Smur Thomas.

She was a lifelong resident of Campbell and graduated from Campbell Memorial High School in 1955.

Florence worked in the Mahoning County Courthouse as a data entry clerk and retired after 26 years of service.

She was a member of the church, the Infant Guild, Pierogie Ladies, St. Joseph Cultural Society, St. John’s Crochet Club and the Bright Avenue Ladies.

Florence loved reading, crocheting, watching the Hallmark Channel, planting flowers in the spring, and her dog Zoie, but spending time with her children and grandchildren was what she loved the most in life.

She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Darren Morgan of Richland, Wash., Thomas J. Patterson III of Marquette, Mich., Donald (Christine) Patterson of Hubbard and Mary Catherine (Steven) Rupp of Campbell; and four grandchildren, Joshua (Katherine) Temple, Hunter Morgan, Amanda Patterson and Donald E. Patterson II.

Her husband, Thomas J. Patterson, whom she married May 10, 1958, passed away Dec. 22, 2001.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Daniel J. Patterson, and a brother, Carl Thomas.

Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the Wasko Funeral Home in Campbell, and 10 a.m. at Christ the Good Shepherd Parish at St. Joseph the Provider Catholic Church, with the Rev. Michael Swierz officiating.

The family will receive relatives and friends 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Due to COVID-19, the six-foot rule will be honored, and we ask that all guests, whose health allows, wear a mask. For the safety of everyone, we politely ask that all visitors do not linger at the funeral home after seeing the Patterson family.

The Patterson family has entrusted the care of Florence to the Wasko Funeral Home. Visit www.waskofamily.com to view this obituary and send Florence’s family condolences.

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