Patricia Jane Stewart, 72, of Bellefontaine, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019, at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born in Bellefontaine on April 3, 1947, to the late Charles E. and Rosalia Jane Aler Swisher. Her beloved dog, Jill, also preceded Patty in death.
On March 8, 1969, in Zanesfield, she married Ronald D. Stewart and he survives.
She is also survived by a daughter, Angela (Jason) Smith of Bellefontaine; a son, J.R. (Bryn) Stewart of Bellefontaine; grandchildren, Lacy and Will Smith and Paxton and Crosley Stewart; brothers, Ray (Kris) Swisher and Ed (Karen) Swisher, both of Bellefontaine; nephews, Zach (Amy) Swisher, Brian (Sarah) Swisher and Joel Swisher; and numerous cousins.
Patty was a former member of the Zanesfield United Methodist Church. She was a 1965 graduate of Bellefontaine High School. Patty graduated from Springfield Community Nursing College as a registered nurse and retired in 2010. She was known as the caretaker of her family. You could count on her for anything. Patty enjoyed crocheting, and most importantly, being with her grandchildren and children.
Visitation is from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine, where a funeral service begins at noon Thursday, July 11. PastorBryan Meadows officiates and burialis in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to Logan County Cancer Society, c/o Mary Rutan Foundation, 205 Palmer Ave., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.