Patricia J. Rankin, 83, of Edinboro, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Pleasant Ridge Manor West. She was born September 27, 1929. Daughter of the late Thomas E. and Anna Ernstead Fahey.
Patricia was a past member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, also St. Christopher's Catholic Church in Prospect, PA. When she was a member at St. Christopher's, Patricia was a member of the church choir. She had participated in the Cambridge Springs Community Theater. She loved music and helped to instill that love in all her children. She had also been active with the Edinboro Senior Citizen's Center.
Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn A. Rankin; also two brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include her six sons, Timothy Rankin and his wife Kathleen of Edinboro; John Rankin and his wife Anita of OH; Ronald Rankin and his wife Dana of Connellsville, PA; Daniel Rankin and his wife Mary Lou of IL; Glenn Rankin and his wife Kim of Erie and Stephen Rankin and his wife Michelle of GA; her daughter Joan Kalish and her husband Mark of MI; one brother Jack Fahey and his wife Carol of AZ; also 17 grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie Street, Edinboro, on Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of the Lake Church on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10:30 a.m..
Burial will be in Mt. Chestnut Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Donations to the Alzheimer's Association of Greater PA, 1128 State St. Erie 16501, or to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 128 Sunset Dr., Edinboro, PA 16412 . To send condolences please visit www.gluntfuneralhome.com.