Joan Marie Patrick, 76, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday,
February 15, 2020 at Morristown Manor.
She was born in Shelbyville on January 29, 1944 to the late
John and Delorma (Dewester) Essex.
Joan was a 1962 graduated of Morristown High School. She
married Keith Patrick on August 29, 1970. Joan had worked at General
Electric until the birth of her daughter, at which time she dedicated her
life to raising her family. She was an avid gardener and loved to spend
time outside tending to the yard and her many flower beds. She also loved
spending time at the baseball diamond watching her grandsons play
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, D. Keith Patrick; daughter
Erin Yoder (husband Ed) of New Palestine; grandchildren Andrew
and Benjamin Yoder; and brothers Jack Essex (wife Diane) and Jim
Essex (wife Rita), both of Shelbyville.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at
Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Rev. David
Humphrey officiating. Friends may call on Wednesday from 11:00 am
until the time of the funeral service. Burial will be held at Bennett Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Neuroendocrine Tumor Research
Foundation (NETRF), 31 St. James Avenue, Suite 365, Boston, MA 02116.
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