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Patricia S. Blackwell


Patricia S. Blackwell of Skaneateles, NY passed away peacefully at home on May 11, 2024. She was born to the late Wilbert E. Scheu and Genevieve H. (Pestka) Scheu on February 18, 1939, the youngest of four children.

       She was married to the late David E. Blackwell for 58 years. She is lovingly remembered by her three sons, Gregory D. of King Ferry, NY, Christopher D. (Annette) of East Greenwich, RI, and Geoffrey D. (Tracey) of Skaneateles, NY, and nine grandchildren. Patricia was a graduate of Orchard Park High School and Potsdam University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in teaching. Her career involved teaching and education in many ways.

    She enjoyed volunteering and participating in the community with activities including the Creamery Museum, garden club, Skaneateles Music Guild, bridge, book club (as an avid reader), Historical Society, Garden Club, and as a driver with FISH of Skaneateles. She was a member of the Skaneateles Country Club and previously enjoyed golf and tennis. She also enjoyed interested in gardening, bird watching, genealogy, and traveling with Dave over the years.

    She relished her grandchildren and as many sporting events, musicals, and theater performances as she could. Her beloved grandchildren Alexander, Emily, Calvin, Benjamin, Michael, Grace, Ava, Charlotte, and Patrick enjoyed celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, summers, and her recent 85th birthday.

    A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, May 26 at 11:30am at the Skaneateles Country Club. Memorial donations may be made to Laker Limo, 1130 Mottville Road, Skaneateles or a favorite charitable organization.

To view previously archived obituary and guestbook for Patricia, please click here.


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