Patricia Ann DiFrank age 84 passed away peacefully on the evening of Wednesday June 29, 2022 at Vitalia Senior Assisted Living in Solon, Ohio, after more than a decade-long battle with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Pat and Frank lived together in the memory care section and was the 2nd family to move to the assisted living section.
Pat was born November 5, 1937, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Pat was the oldest of three children of John and Elizabeth Tully. Pat had great memories of growing up in Atlantic City when it was an entertainment and tourist destination. Her childhood memories of saltwater taffy and soft ice cream in the summer always made her happy.
Pat was a proud wife and mother of 4 children. She placed God and family at the center of her world. She was very active at Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Toledo Ohio.
Pat is survived by her husband Frank, their children, Mariann (DiFrank) and Ken Kvacek of Bentleyville, Sam and Cheryl (Pickerell) DiFrank of Bethesda Maryland, Greg DiFrank of Columbus, Ohio, Alesia DiFrank and her husband Mike Carsten of Toledo, Ohio; her nine grandchildren Catherine DiFrank, Christine (DiFrank) Wolfe, Robert Kvacek, Joseph DiFrank, Katherine Kvacek, Jacob DiFrank, Sophia DiFrank, Sarah DiFrank, and John DiFrank; her half brother Jeffrey Omans. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Elizabeth; her brother, Joseph Tully, and her sister Lynn Kilcoyne.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday July 6, 2022 from 10 to 11 AM with a service at 11 at Kindrich McHugh Steinbauer Funeral Home 33375 Bainbridge Rd. Solon, Ohio and Rose Lawn Cemetery in Solon Ohio, with a reception to follow at Vitalia Senior Active Living. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Pat’s life. Arrangements by Stroud-Lawrence Funeral Home Chagrin Falls, OH. www.stroudlawrence.com