Mary Patricia ”Pat” Ryan Cottrell, 92, cherished her family

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Mary Patricia Cottrell
Mary Patricia Cottrell

Mary Patricia ”Pat” Ryan Cottrell, 92, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 3, 2015 after a lengthy illness.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky March 16, 1923 to the late John Dewey and Mary Ryan, Pat married the late James W. Cottrell in 1943. They enjoyed over 50 years of marriage. Pat was an avid golfer, a volunteer, but most of all she cherished her family and devoted herself to her dog Sunny.

Left to cherish her memory are her four children: a daughter, Karen Cottrell and Matt Clayton; a daughter, Janice Leland and Michael Lobb; a son, Michael Cottrell and Catherine; and a daughter, Susan Libby and Ken; along with three grandchildren, Hunter Kalman, Tracy Jordan and Josh Aubry; great grandchildren, Grayson and Evan Jordan, Lola May Aubry; her sister, Rita Scanlan and other loving family members.

The family will have a service at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Leave online condolences for the family at Bucktrout Funeral Home.