Laverne Patton Winterstine

July 7, 1925April 5, 2013

Winterstine, Laverne Patton, 87, of Orlando, FL passed away on Friday April 5, 2013 with family by her side. Laverne was born in Lonaconing, MD on July 7, 1925 to John and Pearl Patton, the family later moving to Cumberland, MD where she attended Allegany High School. After graduating High School, Laverne began work for the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) and was married to John “Leroy” Winterstine on May 13, 1953. They relocated to Orlando with AT&T in 1959. Laverne later retired from the company with over 30 years of service. Laverne’s greatest love was family, a devoted mother and adoring grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband Leroy (2010), her Mother and Father, brothers William and Harry Patton, and sister Hilda Douglas. Survived by son Lynn (Laura), two granddaughters Stephanie and Melissa Winterstine, and sister Pauline Pelletier (Robert), Laverne will be truly missed by all that knew her. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 13, 10am at the Woodlawn Funeral Home in Gotha, FL. A gathering of friends and family will follow, details provided at the service. Donations in lieu flowers can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.


  • Celebration of Life Gathering Saturday, April 13, 2013

Laverne Patton Winterstine

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Stephanie Smith

April 14, 2013

Dear Lynn,

My deep sympathies on the loss of your mother. I remember fondly both your mom and dad from our life decades ago on Kwajelein. I hope that wonderful memories bring you comfort in your time of loss. Sincerely, Stephanie Smith (Dixon's daughter)

April 12, 2013

A wonderful lady and a life well lived. Our deepest sympathies. The Pearsons

Tom & Carol Shannon

April 12, 2013

Lynn & Laura:
We grieve with you at Laverne's passing, but we have confidence in Her eternal happiness and peace.

Patricia Kidd

April 10, 2013

So very sorry to hear of your Grandmother's passing Stephanie. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Colin Kidd

April 10, 2013

Our heartfelt condolences go to Stephanie and her family at this sad and challenging time.

Carmen Gilchrist

April 10, 2013

Our condolences to the Winterstein family . We pray that Mrs. Winterstein Rest in Peace!! The Gilchrist Family.

Nancy Hansen

April 9, 2013

Lynn , laura, and family- so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family

Bo Young

April 8, 2013

A second Mom to me for 50 years. She is very special!