Patricia M. Wanda

Patricia M. Wanda

Patricia M. Wanda, age 92, of Janesville, died on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Cedar Crest. She was born in Cleveland, OH on Jan. 15, 1925, the daughter of Warren and Mary (Coughlin) Slusser. She graduated from Collinwood High School in Cleveland in 1943. Patricia married Roy A. Wanda in Cleveland on Aug. 30, 1947, and had worked as a secretary for Eaton Mfg. until her marriage. She was a member of St. William Catholic Church, and a volunteer at Mercy Hospital for many years. Patricia made beautiful quilts, and enjoyed needle point, knitting, shopping, fishing, golfing, cooking, and bird watching which she always kept their feeders filled.

Patricia a devoted wife of 69 years is survived by her husband, Roy Wanda; a caring, loving mother to her 3 sons: David Wanda of Janesville, Gregory (Evelyn Chapple) Wanda of Cary, NC and John Wanda of Janesville; and many other extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and 3 brothers: Bill, Warren “Brud” and Eugene.

A Private graveside service will be held. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the nurses and staff of Cedar Crest Memory Care for the wonderful care she received over the years, and also Agrace Hospice and St. Mary’s Janesville Hospital.