Norma L. Fitch
October 27, 1924 - April 21, 2010
Norma L. Fitch Patterson
Norma L. Patterson, West Lafayette, OH, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2010
at Lafayette Pointe Care Center following a lengthy illness.
Born October 27, 1924 in Coshocton County she was the daughter of the late Ernest Fitch Sr. and Edna (Norman) Fitch. She graduated from West Lafayette High School in 1942. On November 10, 1945 she married James L. Patterson, also of West Lafayette, who preceded her in death on June 23, 1995.
She is survived by her children Jack (Christy) Patterson and Diana Shivers of West Lafayette, OH, and Nancy Dilly of Dresden, OH. She is also survived by her only sister Wanda Hudson of Coshocton, OH, sisters-in law Irene Fitch, Doris Fitch and Martha (Richard) Sycks, grandchildren Regis S. Shivers of Colorado, Troy A. (Claire) Patterson of Texas, Shannon D. (Shannon J.) Fry of Coshocton, and step granddaughter Stacy (Curt) Ditto of Byesville, OH; great grandchildren, one niece and two nephews.
Norma was a long time member of the West Lafayette United Methodist Church. She worked in West Lafayette for a few years; however, she dedicated most of her life to staying home and being a wife and mother.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by brothers Ernest Fitch Jr. and Charles Fitch; sons-in-law Randy Dilly and Regis Shivers Sr.; brother-in-law Robert Hudson; sister-in-law Melba Dusenberry, and nephew Scott Dusenberry.
Funeral will be held at The Given-Dawson Funeral Home in West Lafayette, OH on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Sue Chidley officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery at West Lafayette.