Patricia L. Gault

January 29, 1938 ‒ February 26, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Patricia L. Gault, age 82, of Mount Vernon passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at the Knox Community Hospital.

She was born on January 29, 1938, in Columbus, Ohio, to the late T.J. and Fanchon (Taylor) Lucci.  Patricia was employed as a Phlebotomist at the Knox Community Hospital and also owned and operated Gault’s Cleaners.  She was a past member of the Mount Vernon Country Club, was a past officer for the Order of the Elks #140, the Colonial City Women of the Moose #100, was a Life Member of the Beta-Sigma-Phi Sorority, and was a Nationally Certified Phlebotomist and Medical Assistant.

She is survived by her husband Larry E. Gault; her son, Jim (Debra) Gault; her daughter, Kimberly (Timothy) Hutchison; four grandchildren, Rachel Gault, Tony Gault, Colton Hutchison and McKenzie Hutchison; and two brothers, David (Karen) Lucci, Robert Spratt.

In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by her daughter Catherine Gault; and her step-father R.O. Spratt.

Friends may call on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 2-3PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.  A memorial service will follow, beginning at 3PM, with Rev. Karen Oehl officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Patricia’s name may be made to the Gay Street United Methodist Church.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Patricia L. Gault.


  • I am so very sorry for your loss. Pat was one of the kindest women I have ever meant. She could lift anyone’s spirit with her smile.

  • My heart is saddened by the loss of my Aunt Pat. Uncle Larry I know how much you loved each other and I am so privileged to have had you both in my life. Jim and Kim and your families you are all in my prayers for the grief you carry now. Just know she is up in heaven laughing and joyful with Cathy. Love to you all and wish I could be there to give hugs, but know that I am there in spirit.💔

  • Larry, Jim, Kim, and Family,

    So sorry for your loss. Your mother was a super lady. She was always nice to me when I did my lauds at Gaults. Our prayers will be with the family.

    Jeff and Susan

  • We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you & sending prayers.
    Much love, The Everhardts

  • Larry and family:
    I’m sorry for the loss of your beautiful Wife, Mother, and Grandmother. Pat was such a sweet and classy lady with a great smile. I enjoyed seeing her at church and at the Elks numerous times.
    My thoughts and prayers have been with you, and will continue to be, in the days ahead.

    Roger Marra

  • Larry and family,

    What a shock to read this morning about Pat’s passing. We had just sent a Facebook message inquiring about Larry. Mary Lou and I considered Pat a great friend.
    Bill and Mary Lou Stentz

  • So sorry to learn about the passing of my friend and classmate Pat. My sympathy to Larry and the rest of the family.

    Joe Lovering

  • Larry, Jim, Kim … Nancy and I offer our deepest condolences.
    Many years of a great friendship with Pat … A tremendous Lady to be missed by many …
    Dick/Nancy Laslo

  • Kim and the Gault Family – So so sorry for your loss. This is never easy.
    Thinking of you and yours.

    Anne Dilley Powers

  • Larry, Jim,Kim and family
    I was saddened to learn of Pat’s passing. She was such a sweet lady and that ever present smile. I was hoping to see all of you but had a prior commitment. Please know that you are in my thoughts today and in the coming days ahead
    Carol Navin

  • I am so lucky to have amazing memories of this beautiful lady. Her laugh, smile and love for her children, husband and life did not go unnoticed. She took in anyone and everyone with open arms, warmth and love. Heaven has gained a great one. Love to all the Gaults. 💔😢💔