Lebanon Reporter

January 15, 2013

Mary Jo (Bodenhamer) Patrick


— Mary Jo (Bodenhamer) Patrick, 88, of Monrovia, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.

She was born Jan. 10, 1925, to the now late Elvin and Edith (Ringer) Bodenhamer.

A lifelong resident of Monrovia, Mary Jo graduated from Monrovia High School in 1942.

On May 28, 1942, she married Fredrick A. Patrick, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death are son, Wallace Eugene (Gene) Greeson; son-in-law, the Rev. David W. Patrick; and grandson, Brian D. Shuler.

Survivors include son, Mike (Judy) Patrick; daughter, Shelly (Mike) Shuler; daughter, Marcy Patrick; and daughter-in-law, Ann Cox. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Kelly Young, Amy Osborne, Jeff Greeson, Chris Shuler, Markus Shuler, Mary Bell and Rebekah Patrick; and 10 great-grandchildren, Megan, Jacob and Jordan Young, Brooke, Kourtney and Delaney Osborne, Braily Greeson and Brianna, Spenser and Mason Shuler.

She worked for the Monroe-Gregg Schools for 22 years, retiring in 1989. She was a member of the Monrovia United Methodist Church, Monrovia Alumni Association and Eastern Star.

Calling is 4 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 15, at Jones Family Mortuary, Ind. 67 at Allison Road, Mooresville. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Monrovia United Methodist Church, in Monrovia, with the Rev. Eric Kersey and the Rev. Marcy Patrick officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, in Hall, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be made to Monrovia United Methodist Church or Monrovia Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.

Online condolences can be made at www.jonesfamilymortuary.com.


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