Barbara M. Patrick, age 96, of Belle Center, Ohio passed away at 11:20 a.m. Friday, September 11, 2020 at Green Hills Community in West Liberty, Ohio.
She was born in Ilford Essex, England July 18, 1924, a daughter of the late William Isaac and Alice Ada Harriot (Donovan) Bloomfield.
On December 20, 1943, she married Ernest Patrick Sr. in Ilford Essex, England and he preceded her in death along with a daughter, June Marie Patrick and a son, Ernest (Priscilla Miranda) Patrick; eleven siblings, Elizabeth (Ted) Mitchel, Alice (Frederick) Chandler, William (Jean) Bloomfield, Richard (Elsie) Bloomfield, George Bloomfield, Gladys (Herbert) Mayne, Frederick (Doris) Bloomfield, Violet (William) Starck, James Bloomfield, Joan (Emmit) Torkelson and Pamela (Maurice) Gannon.
She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Ann (Todd) Randall of Belle Center; three sons, David William (Sue) Patrick of Belle Center, Douglas Paul Patrick of Bellefontaine, Ohio and Donald Eugene Patrick of Lakeview, Ohio; ten grandchildren, Steve Patrick, Raquel (Morgan) Jones, Jeff Patrick, Chris Patrick, Nikki (Kevin) Peterson, Dustin (Amy) Randall, Danielle (Craig) Bowers, Amber Patrick, Josh (Lorrin) Patrick and Stacey (Tony) Raisch); fifteen great grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Barbara worked as a cook for Benjamin Logan Schools for many years and was a member of the Miami Valley Bible Students. She was a British war bride, meeting her husband in England before moving back with him to the United States. She enjoyed reading her Bible and going to Bible studies. She loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Brother Dick Peddemor will officiate the funeral service Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Belle Center.
Visitation will be held two hours prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Fairview Cemetery in Belle Center.
Due to current pandemic orders, please be symptom free, practice social distancing and wear a mask.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Belle Center is honored to serve the Patrick family.