OBITUARY

Patricia G. DeHon

November 27, 1927March 3, 2014
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Patricia G. DeHon, died peacefully in her home in West Palm Beach, FL Monday March 3rd 2014, at the age of 86. She was born, in Jacksonville, FL, but grew up in St. Petersburg, FL. She met her husband to be, Frederic T. DeHon, there when they were in grade school (Fred passed in January of 1997). After graduating from St. Petersburg High, Pat attended Florida State College for Women/Florida State University. After marrying in 1948, she transferred to the University of Florida. After she and Fred graduated, they moved to West Palm Beach in 1950, where she worked as a social worker. In 1954 her first child was born and she became a home maker extraordinaire and volunteered throughout the community. She served the Palm Beach community in many ways. She was a faithful and extremely active member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church having served in many capacities including Director of the Altar Guild. Other special interests included serving on the Boards of Directors for The Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults in Palm Beach, and the St. James and St. Andrews Residences in West Palm Beach; she was President of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches having been instrumental in the creation of the South Florida Science Museum. She gave tirelessly of herself to others and to God, putting others before herself; she will be missed by many. She is survived and will be missed by a son, Frederic T. “Ted” DeHon, Jr. and his wife Dotty Olsen-DeHon; a daughter, Diane G. “Dede” DeHon; two grandchildren, Emily Rose DeHon and Luke McAnulty DeHon; and numerous cousins, nephews, and a niece. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral, Cremation, and Event Center, 5411 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33417. A Funeral Service will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014, at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 211 Trinity Place, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, with The Very Rev. David R. Wilt, Rector, officiating. In lieu of flowers, Pat’s request was that contributions be offered in memory of Patricia G. DeHon to Holy Trinity or The Rotary Foundation, c/o Rotary Club of the North Palm Beaches, P.O. Box 31315, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, March 6, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 7, 2014
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Malone Family

March 8, 2014

May our Creator give you comfort during this time of sorrow. Many people are emotionally and spiritually strengthen after reading the Scriptures to learn their love one is no longer suffering. (Genesis 3:19)

March 8, 2014

My sympathy to all in the family. I knew Pat through Seninole Chapter, NSDAR. Hazel R. Carr

Leslie Hill

March 7, 2014

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss.

Rhea Slinger

March 7, 2014

So very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

March 7, 2014

My condolences to the Dehon family.May the "hearer of prayer" comfort you.Psalms 65:2

March 6, 2014

In loving memory of a wonderful Lady. We will miss you Grandma Pat!
Hugh, Karen, Jackie & Jay

Alan Bachrach

March 6, 2014

Ted,I'm sorry to hear this sad news. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

March 6, 2014

A super giver with an infectious love of life and purpose. Lynn and Bud

Aggie Austin-Guyer

March 6, 2014

You have my condolences. May she live on through your lives.

March 5, 2014

On many occasions I sat with Pat at DAR functions. What a delightful caring person....I will treasure the memories I share with her. Peace be to you and your family.
Sincerly,
Mary Lou Gainey