Patti Ann Kothmann died on February 23, 2013 at the age of 73, following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Patti was born in Uniontown, PA to Edward Wilmont Connor and Louise Shelby Connor. In 1960, she graduated from Presbyterian University School of Nursing, and worked as a private-duty registered nurse until 1964. She married Richard Edward Kothmann at the United Presbyterian Church in Uniontown on May 5, 1962. Patti was a loving mother to their 3 children, and was delighted by time spent with their 6 grandchildren.
Patti was a talented singer who performed with the Monroeville Chorus from 1971 to 2002. For more than a decade, she was part of the "PitterPats" singing trio, performing classic hits for seniors and a variety of charitable organizations.
Patti loved Pittsburgh, her dogs, baking, scenic travel, and homegrown strawberries.
Patti was predeceased by her son Daniel in 2008. She is survived by her loving husband, R.E. Kothmann, of Pittsburgh, PA; her sisters Connie Buchko of Dunnellon, FL and Mary Jo Connor of Elkins, WV; her daughter-in-law, Linda Marie Long, of Chesapeake, VA; her son and daughter-in-law, Bruce David Kothmann and Andrea Kahn-Kothmann, of Wynnewood, PA; her daughter and son-in-law Holly Jill Kothmann Cockrell and Charles Edward Cockrell, Jr., of Carrollton, VA; and her six grandchildren, Julia, Matthew, John, Sara, Lewis and Megan.
A private memorial service will be held later this spring. In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; or Operation Smile, 6435 Tidewater Dr., Norfolk, VA, 23509.
Arrangements entrusted to the