Patricia A McElhaney


Patricia A. McElhaney, age 81, of Columbus Ohio passed away peacefully Sunday August 25, 2019 with her family by her side.

Patricia was born July 1, 1938 in Meadville Pennsylvania to Charles and Margaret Hunter. She is survived by her high school sweetheart, longtime friend and love, Donald C. McElhaney her husband of 61 years.

Pat was wonderfully devoted to her family and was the beloved mother to Lyn Arnold (Terry), Don (Sherri), Beth, Laura McClelland (Craig) and Doug (Kim). She was the proud grandmother of Brad (Adina), Kyle (Amanda), Julian, Alex, Luke and Montana and great-grandmother to Cora, Alice, Jackson and Kennedy.

Her life was a living example of the Bible verse, Ephesians 4:32 - "And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ."

Pat was an intelligent, strong and fiercely independent woman who believed that a family is "God's Greatest Masterpiece". She will be missed every day by all whose lives she touched.

Please join us in celebrating her life at services held on Saturday September 21st, at 10:30 am. First Community Church-South Campus, 1320 Cambridge Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43212

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the following:

The American Cancer Society

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Audubon Society
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Denis and Leslie Wolfff
Sep 11, 2019
Don and family, sincere thoughts and prayers to all of you. Hadn't seen Patty in many years. I always new Patty was a special person as Don is. We have been visiting our son's family in Washington & are sad to read this news
Robert C. Stephenson
Sep 08, 2019
Don......please accept my sincerest sympathy & condolences on the passing of Patty. Best Wishes to your Family. Bob