Obituary of Patricia Weasel
Patricia Paulette “Patti” Riffle Weasel, a resident of Leesburg, Florida, unexpectedly passed while camping with cherished family members, on Sunday, September 2, 2018. She was a strong and beautiful 69.
Daughter of the late Dalphon and Pauline DeVault Riffle, she was born August 31, 1949 in Buckhannon, West Virginia. On July 15, 1990, she married Terry M. Weasel.
Survivors include: her husband Terry, daughter Ivana Pauline Button, and son-in-law, Edward Leroy. Her grandchildren: Trista Pauline and Thisbe Paulette Button. Only sister: Rebecca Riffle, her brothers: Leonard Riffle and wife Connie, Kenneth Riffle and wife Linda, and Scott Riffle and companion Beth and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by brothers David Riffle, Edward Riffle and Robert Riffle.
Patti obtained a bachelors degree from West Virginia University and her MBA from University of Central Florida. She had recently retired from Beacon College in Leesburg where she worked as a Financial Aid Counselor. Patti had previously retired from Lake Sumter State College, as a Work Force Coordinator, helping women reenter the workforce. She was an active member of the AAUW (American Association of University Women).Patti had worked with the Alzheimer’s Respite Care in Orange County Florida and volunteered her time with the Adult Literacy Program and the Haven Women’s Shelter in Leesburg. Patti was happiest when she was spending time with her grandchildren, fishing with Terry, traveling and reading.
A Celebration of Life is planned for Sunday, September 16th at 1:00pm at the Leesburg Boat Club in Venetian Gardens.
Memorial donations may be made to AAUW Scholarship Fund, c/o Carolyn Johnson, 1409 Elan Buena Vista, 5867 E. CR466, The Villages, FL 32162.
Arrangements are under the direction of Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home, 55 East Main Street, Wappingers Falls, NY. To send a personal condolence, please visit our website at www.StraubCatalanoHalvey.com.