Patricia A. "Patty" Wilbert Graham, age 52, of New Philadelphia, passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 24, 2022, in Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital, Dover, where she was taken after becoming ill at home.
Born October 3, 1969, in Dover, she was a daughter of Joanne Bailey Wilbert of New Philadelphia, and the late Charles “Charlie” or “Bud” Wilbert. Patty graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 1988, and went on to attend Bowling Green and Kent State Universities, earning her bachelor’s degree from Kent. Patty possessed her Ohio Real Estate License, but primarily was a loving homemaker.
Some of her favorite pastimes included fishing and target shooting with her family, collecting rocks and crystals, crocheting and listening to music.
In addition to her mother, Patty will be dearly missed by her husband, Ben Graham, whom she married on October 13, 2012; her children, Stacey (Tyler) Bridges, Christina and Cody Lynch; her sisters, Cathy (Craig) Wilbert-Stewart and Nancy (Steve) Plaso; and her nephews, Mike and Toni Wilbert.
Besides her father, Patty was preceded in death by her brother, Bob Wilbert.
Family and friends are invited to call at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory, Dover, on Friday, January 28, 5 - 7 p.m., and on Saturday, January 29, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 2:30, in the funeral home, with Pastor Steve Patrick officiating. To sign an online guestbook and share a fond memory of Patty, please visit the Obituaries link on the Toland-Herzig website.
Donations to the family are suggested, which will be used toward Patty’s final expenses and the education of her children.