In Memory

Patricia Lahey

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11/04/23 01:27 PM #1    

Dee Ernst (Maes)

Patricia Lynn Lahey, 65, of Wooster passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg, Ohio.  She was a loving sister, aunt, and friend who touched many lives with her humor, creativity and kindness. Patty was born Dec 15, 1950 in Columbus Oh, the daughter of Mary and William Lahey.  She attended St Mary's Catholic elementary school and graduated from Wooster High school in 1969.  In 1973 she completed her degree in Fine Arts from the Univ of Dayton.  She also attended the Fine Art School at the Paris American Academy in France. Patty was an accomplished multi-media artist who created beautiful paintings; innovative ceramics, including a set of musical instruments all made of clay; and arresting photographs and graphic designs.  She also designed and fabricated theater sets and costumes, including for the Ohio Light Opera.  She loved teaching art ot all ages and abilities.  Patty faced many life challenges.  She knew heartache.  Despite her struggles she maintained a generous spirit, an active sense of humor and found beauty wherever she was.  During her later years she lived among her many friends at Scenic Point Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Millersburg.  .She is survived by her sister Deb of Solon, OH and her brothers Tim of Wooster, OH, Den (Karen) of Venice, FL; Bill (Lisa) of Cambridge, MA; her nieces and nephews: Catherine, Michael, Matthew, Brian, Lisa, Christopher, Zach and Max; her grand nieces and nephews: Terry, Tyler, Emme, Brayden, Ryan, Bennet, Michael, Ellen, Catherine and Solon.

Memorial contributions can be made to Leonora Hall Daughters of Devine Charity, 39 N. Portage Pass, Akron, OH 44303 or Scenic Point Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Art Dept, 8067 Township Rd 334, Millersburg,OH 44654

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