Patricia Ann Powell Stotesbury

Patricia Ann Powell Stotesbury of Gainesville, FL went to be with the Lord on January 7, 2019. Pat was born on September 21,1934 in Fort Sheridan, Illinois to Col Charner Weaver Powell and Virginia Dare Campbell.
She met her husband of 64 years, Walter Bennett Stotesbury, Jr at Fort Stewart, Georgia and was married on March 28,1955. She moved to Gainesville where she lovingly raised her family.
Pats father was a Colonel in the US Army and she lived in many places throughout her childhood, including Manila in 1946.
She attended St Lawrence University and University of Georgia. Pat was employed by University of Florida Air Force as secretary. . She later worked for Panhellenic at UF, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and Guardian ad litem. Pat served her family and the community with dedication and compassion. She was an active member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Garden Club, Skippers and No Name Club. She was actively involved in Junior League of Gainesville for many years.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents and infant great grandchild, Amelia and a sister Charner Powell Weir. She is survived by her husband, 3 children, Sharon Montgomery (Mark), Walter Bennett Stotesbury, III, and Anne Keating (Dave), a brother John Randolph Powell ( Beth) 6 grandchildren, Alison Ligmanowski (Mike), Meghan Moran (Nate), Lauren True, Daniel Montgomery ( Nicole) and Emily and Joseph Keating, and 17 great grandchildren.
For those who wish, contributions may be made to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90 Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606.
Services will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, January 11, 2019 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

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