Patricia A. “Patty” Vancs (nee Mazurek), age 85, of Lorain, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, February 23, 2020 joining the love of her life, Steve in Heaven.
Born February 9, 1935 in Lorain, she lived in Lorain her entire life. Patty graduated from St. Mary High School in 1953 and then attended nursing school. She was a homemaker and a member of the former St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Lorain.
She enjoyed carrying on Polish holiday traditions, getting her hair done every week and spending time with her family.
Surviving are her sons, Steve of Elyria and Dan (Lisa) of Avon; daughters, Terese Simpkins, Beth (Richard) Santana, Jane Rieke and Stefani Vancs (Sharon Boothe) all of Lorain; 13 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren; and a sister, Jeanne Holley.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Steve D. Vancs in 2014; a son, Christopher Vancs; parents, Harry and Julia (nee Polansky) Mazurek; and a brother, Donald Mazurek.
Private services for the family were held. The Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, handled the arrangements.
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