Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
WOOSTER – Patricia J. Besancon, 92, of Wooster passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare in Wooster.
She was born December 19, 1927 in Wooster the daughter of Clarence and Bess McAfee Koontz. She married Justin F. Besancon on August 10, 1948 at St. Genevieve Catholic Church of Calmoutier in Fredericksburg. He preceded her in death 1997.
Pat was a graduate of the Wooster Business College and had been an editor at the Daily Record, retiring in 1987. She was an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church. Pat was an avid euchre player and a long-time volunteer at People To People Ministries.
Her greatest joy was loving on her children and grandchildren who will miss her tremendously.
Surviving is her daughter, Jane Robbins of Wooster; grandchildren Jill Robbins of Wadsworth, Lisa (Chet) Dunlap of Wooster, Mark Robbins of Wooster, Janelle Ellison of New Hampshire, Justin Besancon and Quentin Besancon, both of Massachusetts; brother-in-law Walt (Mary Sue) Besancon and a sister-in-law Mary “Tid” Besancon.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and sons Mark Besancon and David Besancon.
There will be no calling hours and private family services will be held at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to People To People Ministries, 454 E. Bowman St., Wooster, OH 44691
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
People To People Ministries, 454 E. Bowman St., Wooster, OH 44691.
Private family services will be held at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.