Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Robert Buffington; children, Kristine (Jon) Paton and Kelli-Jo (Charlie) Furgason; grandchildren, Emily and Robby; sister, Bonita (Brad) Roche’ along with numerous extended family members and friends.
Pat retired from the Lansing School District after 28 years of service. Pat was very artistic and enjoyed craftwork, she was an avid “Gone With The Wind” fan, was a dinosaur and ancient Egypt enthusiast, and was an active member of Wayside Chapel Ministries where she enjoyed teaching crafts at church camp.
Funeral services will be held at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Those who wish may make memorial contributions, in loving memory of Pat, to the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life of Lansing.