CANFIELD — Patricia Ann Fehr, 91, handed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, surrounded by her household.
She was born Sept. 1, 1929, in Indianapolis, a daughter of the late John and Grace (Deupree) Nackenhorst.
Pat took piano, singing and dance classes at The Jordan Conservatory of Music, the place she was additionally schooled in elocution. Pat obtained a bachelor’s diploma in speech and listening to pathology from Indiana College, the place she met and fell in love together with her husband, Gene, and the place she was additionally an lively member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority.
Gene and Pat settled in Canfield when Gene started his profession at Youngstown Metal Door. Pat met Mr. Leonard Kirtz, who began the Leonard Kirtz College for kids with developmental disabilities, shortly after transferring to the realm, and commenced working with the college once they had solely 10 college students.
After leaving the Leonard Kirtz College, Pat loved 25 years as a speech pathologist for Canfield Native Faculties, which she proudly supported as much as her dying.
She was an lively member of Canfield United Methodist Church, at all times donating her time for the church bazaar.
She was an awesome believer in schooling and helped begin the CUMC preschool, taught there for 3 years, and served on the preschool board. She liked her e book golf equipment, attending water aerobics, The Studying in Retirement lectures at Youngstown State College and enjoying mahjong together with her pals. Pat spent a few years as a board member at Villas at Truthful Park and liked her neighbors and pals there.
After retiring, Pat volunteered for varied organizations, together with Cuddle Care (rocking new child infants on the hospital), Akron Kids’s Hospital and Mates of the Library (Canfield Department). She liked being lively, at all times becoming a member of in actions at Ironwood, and was a diligent walker.
She liked planning journeys, touring overseas and celebrating the humanities together with her items pals. Pat liked music, enjoying the piano and liked dancing and singing. Pat acted in lots of performs and musicals in her youth and in later years she loved being a Redcoat for the Cleveland Playhouse.
Pat loved her breakfast membership and her time together with her particular pals, Winnie Hickox and Alice Ogden, and held all her pals near her coronary heart. She liked to learn and spend time together with her household. She would drop any plans at a second’s discover to see or go to together with her household. She loved watching her kids and grandchildren develop up and shared in each accomplishment. She wouldn’t miss a sporting occasion, whether or not or not it’s volleyball, basketball, wrestling, soccer, tennis, swimming, soccer, or observe. As a mom and grandmother, she was a rock with a hidden power that every one her household relied upon in instances of want. Her grace and religion shined all through her life.
Pat moved to the Inn at Ironwood and made many extra shut pals among the many residents and workers. Pat liked enjoying playing cards with “her group” at Ironwood. She typically planted and organized flowers for all to get pleasure from together with her good friend, Violet Thomas. She might be drastically missed.
Her husband, Gene E. Fehr, whom she married June 7, 1952, died Aug. 3, 1990. That they had 38 adventurous years collectively.
Patricia is survived by her 5 kids, Eugene (Cynthia) Fehr of Austintown, Jill Fehr (Tom Johnson) of Elyria, Heidi (Paul) Scott of Columbiana, Patrice (Mark) Denman of Painesville and Kimberly (James) Mangapora of Canfield; 10 grandchildren, Adrienne (Patrick McCarthy) Fehr, Natalee (Bryan) Kay, Kathryn Fehr, Patricia (Patrick Cox) Scott, Alexander Denman, Jacob Denman, Nicholas Denman, Sabrina (Kurt) Talbert, Mason Mangapora and Grace Mangapora; and three great-grandchildren, Collin Kay, Jonathan Kay and Caroline McCarthy; and lots of fantastic nieces, particularly Cathy, Pam, Sue, Sally and Debbie, whom she adored.
She was preceded in dying by two sisters, June (Ray) Sears and Marge (Invoice) Hodson; a brother, John Nackenhorst; and her good friend, Doug McDougall.
In her golden years, Pat was fortunate to have love once more with Doug McDougall, with whom she traveled and shared new adventures, together with a trip on a World Struggle II B-24 Liberator Bomber and a Zeppelin, and met and reconnected with many pals.
A personal household graveside service happened at Dean Hill Cemetery.
A memorial service will happen at a later date.
Memorial tributes could also be made by donating to Mates of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (Canfield Department), 43 W. Most important St., Canfield, OH 44406.
Skilled preparations have been dealt with by Higgins-Reardon Funeral Houses, Boardman Canfield Chapel.