Patricia Ann Darkow

May 19, 1944 ‒ January 04, 2016

Delaware, Ohio

Patricia Ann Darkow, 71, of Delaware passed away on Monday, January 4, 2016 at Grady Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Columbus, Ohio on May 19, 1944, the daughter of the late Raymond Monfort and Martha (Owen) Hambell.

Patty worked as a sales associate for JCPenny and in concessions at 40 East Drive-in Movie Theater. She enjoyed watching television and solving crossword puzzle books. Most of all she enjoyed spending time and being with her family, especially the grandchildren.

Patty is survived by her three children, Paul (Renee) Darkow of Urbana, Lora (Dale) Zinn of Delaware, and Melissa “Missy” Darkow of Delaware; nine grandchildren, Joey (Megan), Stephanie (Karra), Adam (Shelly), Adrienne (Daniel), Allison, Deborah (Shaun), Marianne (Alex), Bryan, and Kira; eleven great grandchildren; and one brother, Ronald Monfort.

In addition to her parents, Patty is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Vernon Darkow; and three siblings, Jim Monfort, Charles Monfort, and Beverly Friend.

Visitation will be held at Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM with Celebrant Don Lockwood officiating at Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center. Burial will follow at 1:30 PM at Franklin Hills Memory Gardens in Canal Winchester.

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