Patricia A. Beatty, 76, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Peace River Regional Medical Center in Port Charlotte.
She was born Nov. 23, 1937, in Youngstown, Ohio, and moved to Port Charlotte in 1989 from Lumberton, N.C.
Patricia was a member of Congregational United Church of Christ in Punta Gorda, Fla.
She is survived by her loving family, including a daughter, Patricia Ann (Daniel) Vance of Port Charlotte; two sons, John O. (Sherry) Beatty Jr. and Harry Louis (Angie) Beatty, both of Port Charlotte; a sister, Carol Jean Peterson of North Port, Fla.; a brother, James Grunden of Port Charlotte; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Patricia was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, John O. Beatty, who passed away in 2012; her parents, Louis and Margaret Grunden; two daughters, Karen Margaret Christ Bauer and Penny Elvira Beatty; and a sister, Margaret Boucher.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, Fla. The Rev. Bill Klossner will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to DAV Chapter 82, 1232 Market Circle, Unit B2, Port Charlotte, FL 33953. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the guestbook and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.