Patricia A. Finke

February 02, 1938 ‒ September 16, 2007

Marion, Ohio

Patricia A. Finke, age 69, of Marion, died unexpectedly on Sunday afternoon, September 16, 2007, at her residence.

She was born in Columbus, on February 2, 1938, the daughter of the late John and Alice Funston Pope. Pat graduated from Grandview Heights High School in the Class of 1956.

On September 27, 1974, Patricia married her loving husband of over 32 years, Donald Finke. Together they enjoyed many years in western New York. They were members of the Chautauqua Lake Yacht Club, the Moonbrook Country Club, and the Town Club in Jamestown, New York.

In 2002, Pat and Don moved to Marion, where they became members of the Marion Country Club.

Patricia was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan and enjoyed crosstitching.

Including her husband, Pat will be missed by her three sons: Charles (Mary Jane) Fitzpatrick of Westerville, John (Rosemary) Fitzpatrick of Grandview Hts, and Douglas L. Smith of Marion; two daughters: Judy Fitzpatrick of Yellow Springs, and Debbie (Dean) Rowell of Groveport; one step-daughter: Donna Sue Finke of Seattle; two grandchildren: Steven Fitzpatrick of Columbus, and Jennifer Fitzpatrick of Irvine, California; and one brother: Michael Phillip (Sara) Pope of Kingston, Ohio.

Her family will observe a private memorial service with Rev. James VanMeter officiating. Burial will follow at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home in Marion.

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