Born in Syracuse, NY, she was the daughter of the late Adam and Shirley (Baker) Knaul.
Patricia worked for an answering service employed by the Communication Group in Syracuse.
Known as “grandma Pat”, she was loved by all. She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. She also enjoyed lifetime movies and video games online.
Patricia is survived by her husband, LeRoy “Butch”; her daughter, Heather Merwin (Kevin Fowler) of Fulton; her four step-children, Roy Guthman, Angela Guthman, Joan Guthman, and Laura Guthman; her brother, Michael Knaul of Syracuse; and her sister, Bonnie Johnson of East Syracuse; four grandchildren, Jordan, Ben, Kyle, Arianna and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held noon to 3p.m. Friday at the Lakeview Lanes 723 Broadway, Fulton, NY 13069.
Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangements.