Patty Lou Mudge (nee Tenny), 84, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at The Center Ridge Heath Campus in North Ridgeville, following a long illness. She was born November 12, 1928 in Buckhannon, West Virginia.
Patty was a member of Zion United Methodist Church, Elk and Moose Clubs. She loved spending quality time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, camping and bowling.
Patty is survived by her husband of 60 years, Harold, whom she married June 14, 1952; additional survivors include a daughter, Ida Mudge of Elyria; son, Jerry Mudge of Grafton; two grandchildren; four great grandchildren; three sisters, Jean Hornbeck, Lee Rose (Mike), both of Ashtabula, and Betty Jo Crites of Inwood, West Virginia; and brother, John Blake of Trenton, Tennessee.
Patty was preceded in death by two brothers, Stanley and Junior.
Friends may call 4 to 7 P.M., Friday, December 21, 2012 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626, where funeral services will be at 11 A.M., Saturday, December 22, 2012. Rev. Gary Lunsford Pastor of Zion United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Twp.
Memorial contributions in Patty's memory can be sent to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com