Patricia "Pat" F. Emlinger
06/02/1939 - 09/05/2023
Obituary For Patricia "Pat" F. Emlinger
Patricia "Pat" F. Emlinger, 84, passed away on September 5, 2023, at 2:08 am, at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family.
Pat was born June 2, 1939, in Cleveland, OH, to Albert and Catherine "Midge" (North) Sproul who both preceded her in death. On May 6, 1956, she married Harry H. Emlinger who preceded her in death on November 9, 2022.
Pat attended Lima Senior High School. She was a longtime employee at JCPenney and retired after roughly forty-five years. Pat enjoyed knitting, crocheting and photography. She also loved genealogy, scrap booking and traveling. Pat was an excellent cook and loved spending time with her family. She cherished her husband Harry and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Pat was one of the founding members of the Lima Patriots Group.
Pat is survived by her children, Greg (Sandy Vicinio) Emlinger of Floral City, FL, Michelle (Dean) Rowland of Floral City, FL, Lisa (John) Battles of Lima, OH, Wendy (Greg) Nocera of Lima, OH, Chris (Wendy) Reiss of Peoria, AZ, grandchildren, Amanda (Will) Jarrett of Murfreesboro, TN, Bailey Battles of Lima, and Taylor Nocera of Cincinnati; great-grandsons, Chandler, Caleb, and Connor Jarrett, siblings, Betty Klima of Wapakoneta, OH, Floyd "Bud" (Marcia) Sproul of Newborn, NC, and Dorothy "Dot" (Mark) Williams of Kokomo, IN.
She is preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Harry Klima.
A Celebration of Life will be on Sunday, September 10, 2023, at 6:00pm at CHILES - LAMAN FUNERAL HOMES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Pastor Wayne Waltz to officiate the service.
Visitation will be on Sunday, September 10, 2023, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the SHAWNEE CHAPEL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Allen County Council on Aging, 700 North Main Street, Lima, Ohio 45801.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.
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