WINCHESTER, Va. ó Carolyn June Patterson Vassar, 65, of Kearneysville, W.Va., went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.
Carolyn was born in 1947, in Buckhannon, W.Va., the daughter of the late Earl J. and Nora J. Patterson. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, and grandmother. An original coal minerís daughter, she was a talented crafter and exceptional cook. She was of the Methodist faith.
She and Jim Vassar were married on June 9, 1966, in Brunswick, Md.
Carolyn is survived by her husband, Jim; her daughter, Vannessa Vassar-Bush, son-in-law, Christopher, and granddaughter, McKenna Bush of Warrendale, Pa.; her daughter, Michelle Vassar of Williamsburg, Va.; brother, Kevin Patterson and his wife, Molly, of Buckhannon, W.Va.; and nephews, Christopher Patterson and Casey Patterson.
A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the ASPCA, 161 Fort Collier Road, Winchester, Virginia 22603 or the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas, 75231.
Arrangements are being handled by Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel, Winchester, Va.
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