Patsy A. Riffell Thayer, age 83, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 3:45 PM at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville, Ohio. She was born on January 1, 1929 in Miami County, Ohio, to the late Harry D. & Eunice E. (Koontz) Waymire.
Patsy worked at Replicap Products for 22 years retiring in 1991 and was also a homemaker. She loved baking pies and making candy.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband, Harry Eugene Riffell; second husband, Darrell Thayer; and sister, Nancy Haworth.
She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Evelyn & Dennis Sebring of Greenville; sons and daughters in law, Dennis Riffell of Greenville, Harold & Holly Riffell of Pensacola, Florida, and Roger & Marlene Riffell of Greenville; grandchildren, Wendy (Brent) Meek, Shad (Liz Hall) Sebring, Nathan (Tonya Fennig) Riffell, Heath (Mary) Riffell, Quenton Riffell, Zach (Meghan) Riffell, Z.J. (Steven) Clark, Mellissa (Donnie) Mansfield, and Josh (Sheena) Riffell; great grandchildren, Marlie Mitchell, Emma and Ali Meek, Joanie Hall, Janelle Sebring, Shelby and Brianna Fennig, Rebecca Riffell, Enrique, C.J., Micah & Ian Flores, Sophie, Zachary, Eli & Olivia Riffell, Faith and Noah Mansfield, Peyton Threewits, Kainin Zigler, and Emily, Blake and Mackenzie Riffell; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a service held on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Dennis Riffell officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens in Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Sunday, February 12, 2012 from 2-5 PM at the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the National MS Society, 4440 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 120, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45242, or National Parkinson’s Foundation, 1380 Dublin Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43215.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com