Patricia A. Newman, 80, of Castalia, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, Sept. 20, 2012, in her residence.
She was born Feb. 6, 1932, in Sandusky and graduated from Margaretta High School in 1951.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Castalia, where she would often volunteer. Patricia loved to work outside tending to her flowers.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, John Newman; three daughters, Becky (Tom) Funk, of New London, Amy (Keith) Eastman, of Norwalk, and Kris (Tom Moots) Thompson, of Castalia; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Margaret Close, of Castalia.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Lucille (Hawn) Meyer; and brother, Andrew Meyer.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, until services at noon at Ransom Funeral Home, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia. The Rev. Kathleen Suggitt will officiate. Burial will be in Castalia Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 203 S. Washington St., Castalia, OH 44824 and to Margaretta Fire Dept. 113 South Ave., Castalia.
Condolences may be shared with the family at ransomfuneralhome.com.