Patricia, age 80, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and sister passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 8, 2011. She was born on June 11, 1931, in Lansing, Michigan, to Lester and Cassandra Hunt. Patricia believed in the importance of family and friends of whom she loved both dearly.
Patricia is survived by her husband of 57 years, Charles A. Driver; daughter, Dianne (Jim) Easterling; son, Steven (Jodie) Driver; grandchildren, Todd (Chanail) Driver, Jennifer (Thomas) Hoffman and Kenneth (Annalesha) Silvas; and four great-grandchildren, Martina, Landon, Devin and Drake. She also leaves behind sisters Mary Lou Howe and Kathleen Norton along with sister-in-law Charlotte (William) DeGarry. Her extended family included numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with The Rev. William Renfrew officiating. Interment will follow in Leek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Visiting Nurse and Hospice.