Patricia Mae (Snyder) Hockin 97, of Indiana, PA passed away peacefully on February 4, 2021 at the Crystal Waters Personal Care Home.
Patricia, daughter of George and Edna Mae Barnett Snyder, was born January 6, 1924 on the family farm, which was located on Snyder Hill, in Punxsutawney, PA.
Patricia was a 1941 graduate of Punxsutawney High School. She worked many years for local banking and real estate businesses. She was a 50-year member of Grace United Methodist Church of Indiana, PA where she served as a member of the Mary Circle and the administrative board of the church. She was also a life member of the Eastern Star.
Surviving Patricia are her children Carol Minor (James), Richard Hockin (Millie), David, Connie Reid (Tony) and Claudia Trout (Greg) and 12 grandchildren James, Malinda, Matthew, Benjamin, Stacy, Jennifer, Jessica, Hannah, Ryan, Kelly, Renee and Shawn. She was also blessed with 19 great grandchildren.
Preceding Patricia in death was her husband James. Patricia and James were married June 30, 1943 and spent 70 wonderful years together. Also preceding her in death were her sisters Eleanor Caylor and Anna Mary (Furman, Cooper) Smith and a daughter-in-law Sharon Prete Hockin.
Due to COVID-19 concerns there will be no visitation. A graveside private funeral service will take place at the Morningside Cemetery in Dubois, PA.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Patricia’s memory to the Punxsutawney Area Historical Society c/o Patricia Snyder Hockin 400 West Mahoning Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.
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