Patricia Veach George, 83, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at the Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus. She was a former longtime resident of Franklin and a resident of Lamb Lake.
She was born February 2, 1933, in Staunton, Indiana, to Albert Clarke and Ruth (Hermeling) Veach. Patricia married Philip Max George August 30, 1953. Philip preceded her in passing on October 16, 2015.
She is survived by three children, Elaine George of Cincinnati, Ohio, Christopher (Debra) George of Columbus and Ann-Marie (Scott) Larson of Alpharetta, Georgia. Also surviving are two granddaughters, Alyssa and Hannah George, and three grandsons, Cameron, Trevor and Jack Larson.
Patricia was a graduate of Staunton High School and Indiana University. She was a teacher, a bank teller and a book keeper but her favorite job of all was being a mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She was an avid gardener, a wonderful cook, a talented artist, a voracious reader and loved corresponding with friends through letters decorated with stamps and stickers. She delighted in playing euchre and bridge with all of her friends.
Patricia was also a gifted piano player as well as a beautiful singer. She loved to volunteer and was a member of various Franklin organizations such as Tri Kappa, Women’s Study Club and the Women’s Symphony Society. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir. Her favorite activity of all was spending time with her children, grandchildren and friends. She will always be known for her unending kindness, her incredible generosity and her unconditional love for family and friends.
A celebration of Patricia’s life will be held in late spring or early summer.
Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home in Franklin is handling arrangements.