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Obituary for Patricia A. Roan

Patricia A. Roan, 83, of Bellefonte, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at Mount Nittany Medical Center. Born on November 11, 1938, in Bellefonte, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Virginia (Baney) Snook. In 1960, she married the late Richard Floyd Roan, who preceded her in death on July 7, 1963. She was later remarried to the late John Franklin Roan, who also preceded her in death on July 11, 1977.

Patricia attended school at Bellefonte High School. She worked for Sonoco Bag Plant in Milesburg until her retirement.

Patricia is survived by her five children, Marcia Shuey (Scott), Richard Roan, Patti Harris (Ron), Melissa Roan-Bowmaster (Rick), and Jon Roan (Sonia); 18 grandchildren: MacKenzie, Madison, Trent, Shay, Luke, Payton, Liz, Rhyleigh, Melissa, Wade, Billie Jean, Dennette, Eric, Crystal, Alicia, Felicia, Latisha, and Hannah. Also surviving are six siblings, Gloria Stine (Doug), Barbara Decker, Larry Snook, Linda Spangler (George), Ginny Karlesses, and Faith Workman (Bill), and numerous great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

In addition to her first and second husbands, and parents, she was predeceased by three sisters, Nancy Baranak, Joan Leemaster, and Shirley Taylor, and five brothers, Joe, Jack, Junie, Gary, and Jim.

Patricia held multiple titles throughout the years – a loving Mother, adoring grandmother, caring daughter, dear sister, and compassionate friend. She leaves behind countless memories that her loved ones will cherish and hold in their hearts forever.

Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. in Bellefonte.