Elizabeth "Pat" Van Riper
May 29, 1928 – June 30, 2019
Elizabeth “Pat” Van Riper, age 91, passed away on June 30, 2019. She was born on May 29, 1928 in Birmingham, Alabama a daughter of the late Thomas and Olive (Carson) Powell.
She is a member of First United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women of Cocoa. She passionately enjoyed arts and crafts.
She was preceded in death by her husband John in 2001 and 2 sons David and John.
Survivors include her son Joe Van Riper; brother Ronnie (Shirley) Powell; daughter-in-law Linda Van Riper; 4 grandchildren Chris Van Riper, Steve Young, Sherry Sanderling, and Larry Erickson; 6 great grandchildren Paige Sanderlin, Dylan Sanderlin, Haley Sanderlin, Emily Kenny, Michael Erickson, and Molly Erickson; 4 great great grandchildren Thomas Kenny, Jackson Kenny, Emma Kenny and Andrew Erickson, and her parrot Pete.
Visitation will be on Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:00 am at Brevard Memorial Funeral Home with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Brevard Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen, Breast Cancer Foundation.
- Visitation Saturday, July 6, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, July 6, 2019