Patricia Ellen Grabowski passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Augusta Health in Fishersville.
She was born October 1, 1943 in London, England, daughter to the late John and Nell (O’Reardon) Sullivan.
Pat earned a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from Edinboro University in Pennsylvania. She also received certification in Special Education.
She was a retired teacher having taught at Kate Collins Middle School, and previously for a short time, she taught art in England.
Pat participated in a number of activities including: Mahjongg, Knitting, Quilting, a Waynesboro Book Group and a Waynesboro Poetry Group. She was also a member of the Transatlantic English Tea Organization who held two annual afternoon teas for the benefit of charities.
Survivors include her partner, Marcia Hatch; Josie Crocker and Junie Lowe of Christchurch, England; Geraldine Pusey of London, England; and Ginny and Brian Kinsella of Pittsburgh, PA. For thirty years, Pat was a beloved member of the Hatch Family of Altoona, Pennsylvania which included Annette and Randy Keltz, John Kraft, Richard and Michelyn Hatch, Michael and Barbara Hatch, and a number of nieces and nephews. She will be truly missed by all.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Henry Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the S.P.C.A., Augusta Regional SPCA
P.O. Box 2014, Staunton, VA 24402.