Patricia Ann Shipley

17 November, 19466 April, 2021

Patricia Ann Shipley, 74, of Clarksville, died Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at home. She was born November 17, 1946 in East Finley, a daughter of the late Alfred and Helen Temple Kahlbaugh. At one time Patty worked as a nurse’s aide at Advanced Personal Care Home. She was Christian by faith. Patty was a very loving and giving person to everyone. She loved her grandchildren, great grandchildren, family and friends. She enjoyed collecting all kinds of apple décor, flowers, crocheting and puzzles. On March 13, 1967 she married Ronald R. Shipley, who survives. Also surviving are five children, Ronald (Chris Bailey) Shipley of Waynesburg, Mary (Michael Myers) Shipley of Clarksville, James (Chandler) Shipley of Warner Robins, GA, Lesley (Missy) Shipley of Waynesburg, and Richard (Kitty) Shipley of Bobtown; 11 grandchildren, Jeremy, Tyra, Hailey, Kehl, Danyelle, James, Lisa, Lesley, Jovi, Grace and Palmer; five great grandchildren, Talon, Troy, Adrian, Addison and Connor; a brother, Bill Kahlbaugh of Girard; and a sister, Linda Reed of Buckhannon, WV. Deceased are two sisters, Louise Shipley and Sandra Beckner. Arrangements are private and entrusted to the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor. Condolences may be expressed online at


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Robin Costa

8 April 2021

Pat was the sweetest person and a great neighbor. I will remember her endless kindness to myself and others. She is in my memories from childhood on up!
When I was about 7, my family moved just up the road, the first place I rode my bike was to visit Lesley and his mom! I even wrote a note for my mom and dad, it was after all 2 blocks away instead of 1. I knocked on the door, Pat must have known how grown up I felt and made us a snack to enjoy for my big visit. When I left she told me to visit again. When I got home I told my dad all about it. The snack, swinging high, a tree we climbed.... and I said Lesleys mom said to visit again! I guess the way I said it was serious, my dad said you can go visit Lesley and Pat. So here’s the best part, I asked my dad who was Pat, he laughed and said Lesley’s mom! That was the day I learned Lesley’s moms name.

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