OBITUARY

Patricia A. Davis

September 12, 1952March 21, 2014
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Patricia A. “Patti” (Ducey) Davis, loving wife, daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter-in-law, age 61, of Canton, passed away Friday morning, March 21, 2014 in her home, following a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born September 12, 1952 in Columbus, OH to Charles E. and the late Florence (Dumas) Ducey. Patti graduated from Aultman Nursing School in 1973, and as an RN, worked as a Director of Nursing for long term care facilities and home health care until 2006. She also owned and operated David’s Floral for several years.

She is survived by her husband, Ron Davis, of the home; children, Travis (Angela) Davis of Concord, OH, Brandon Davis, and Miranda (Ben) Watson, all of Canton; grandchildren, Kyler, Jasmine, Haleigh, Jack, Annaliese, and Alivia; father, Charles (Mary Kay) Ducey of Illinois; sisters, Karen (John) Ullman of North Carolina, Gerry (Tom) Merrow of Canton, Marty Brundelet of Massillon; brothers, Chuck (Debbie) Ducey of North Canton, Lee Ducey of Canton, Brian (Pam) Ducey of Illinois, Phillip (Doreen) Ducey of Virginia, and Sean (Jill) Ducey of Illinois; and mother-in-law, Helen Davis of Massillon. In addition to her mother, she is preceded in death by her father-in-law, Albert J. Davis.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday in the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home. Interment will be in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call 5-8pm on Tuesday in the funeral home. Arrangements under the direction of Karlo-Libby Funeral Home, Canton, OH.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, March 25, 2014
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 26, 2014
REMEMBERING

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Jeannie Flossie

March 29, 2014

I will hold Patti close in my heart always... she was a friend like no other...

Michael Dumas

March 26, 2014

We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
We send you thoughts of comfort.
Your Cousins,
Michael Stacie and Liberty Dumas

Shirley & Michelle Dumas

March 25, 2014

Sorry to hear about your loss. We will keep you in our prayers.

March 25, 2014

Ger,
I am so sorry for your loss. You and your entire family have my deepest sympathy. We have many great memories with Shisha, and I am truly grateful for a lifelong friendship with her, and your family. She was the most kind and caring person, who kept the faith and faught the good fight. Her bright light, love and compassion will be with us all forever. You are in my thoughts and prayers always. Love Teppie

Elizabeth Ludwig

March 25, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Gerry Marie Merrow

March 24, 2014

Missing My Sister
Belinda Stotler
To my precious sister, Shisha

One morning I found you in eternal sleep;
I tried to wake you as I began to weep,
But all my pleas you could not hear;
Oh if I could have only kept you near,
Away from the voices of those who went before,
Who beckoned you to come to that distant shore.

I find it so very hard to believe
That you have gone and I must grieve;
I call out your name-you answer not,
And I look for you in every familiar spot,
Everything seems so strange and surreal,
I ask everyday is it a dream or real?

Where are the soft brown eyes of affection?
Where is the laughter and talk of childhood reflection?
Where is the loving care when I was sick or sad?
Where is the generous soul for which I was glad?
Where is the forgiving and understanding heart?
Where are the bonds that were there from the start?

Can we believe what others say of a better place,
Where our beloved ones rest in God's warm embrace?
I should be happy you're free of pain and sorrow,
And rejoice that you'll always have tomorrow.
How can I then be so heartbroken and selfishly cry,
Return to me from that peaceful place where you lie!

Although I cry and stand grief-stricken by your grave,
I promise not to forget the loving memories you gave;
But still I miss you so very much my sister dear,
And your caring words I once again long to hear,
My heart's only solace is one day I will see you as before,
Beckoning me to come join you on that white distant shore.
With all my love always,
Your sister, Ger

Rev.Timothy Smith

March 24, 2014

Patty was always kind and a friend to me. I consider it my privilege to officiate at her funeral.

Janice Jacobs

March 24, 2014

Chuck, I was saddened to read about the loss of your sister. May your memories of her live in your heart forever.

Bonnie Hudson

March 24, 2014

Patty was a wonderful loving person that I know through our granddaughter Jasmine. Patty loved the Lord and was a pillar of strength that her family and friends could always depend on. My heart feels heavy knowing she is gone here on this earth but at peace knowing one day we will see her again in heaven. I will always have fond memories of Patty. Praying for her family for God's peace and comfort during this sad time. God Bless You!

Stephanie S.

March 23, 2014

My heart sank when I opened The Repository Obits. and saw your face. Dear sweet long ago friend I can't believe you are gone. It was just like yesterday that we graduated from nursing school together and we went our separate ways. But you were never forgotten. You were so funny and we laughed so much together. You were kind and thoughtful and always up for an adventure. I thought of you often through the years, wondering where you were and if you had changed at all.
Condolences to your family and loved ones. May they find solace from knowing how much you were loved by those you touched. You had such a huge capacity to love. Goodby dear friend.