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Obituaries

  • Patricia J. Yager

    Patricia J. Yager

Patricia J. Yager, 61

March 25, 2015

Patricia J. Yager

Patri­cia J. Yager

Patri­cia Jean Yager, 61, of Port Char­lotte, Fla., passed away on Wednes­day, March 25, 2015 at Faw­cett Memo­r­ial Hospital.

She was born Sept. 14, 1953, in High­land Park, Mich., to James and Imo­gene (Camp) McCaw.

Mrs. Yager moved to Florida 20 years ago from Claw­son, Mich. She worked with spe­cial needs chil­dren in Sara­sota County for many years and vol­un­teered for her beloved church Gulf Cove United Methodist Church. Patri­cia enjoyed gar­den­ing, mak­ing con­crete memo­ri­als and design­ing jew­elry. She had a spe­cial love for ani­mals and most of all tak­ing care of her family.

Sur­vivors include her hus­band of nine years, Thomas; two chil­dren, Taren Wil­son and David (Stephanie) Ash­well both of Jack­sonville; two step-children, Eric (Bar­bara) Yager of Fayetville, Ark., and Regina Yager of Plains­boro, NJ.; sib­lings: Daniel T. McCaw (Toni) of Water­ford, Mich., Sheila McCaw-Case (Daryl) of Meta­mora, Mich., and James Isaac McCaw (Sue) of Claw­son, Mich.; grand-daughter Autumn Grace Ash­well, and numer­ous nieces and nephews. She was pre­ceded in death by her twin brother, Patrick, in 2008.

Vis­i­ta­tion will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sun­day, March 29, at Gulf Cove United Methodist Church. fol­lowed imme­di­ately by a service.

Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory has been selected to han­dle arrange­ments.  You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com