Born October 24, 1918 in Backus, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Anderson) Skaggs.
On December 31, 1974 in Smethport, she married William Thomas Ward, who passed away January 17, 1997. She was formerly married to Lovell Pattison, who also preceded her in death.
She is survived by a daughter, Sandra (John) Nelson, of Bradford; a son, Leroy Pattison of Smethport; a son in law, Kenneth (the late Linda) Ward, of Smethport; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Ward, who passed away December 15, 2012 and 9 brothers and sisters.
Family will be receiving friends from 3 to 5 PM, Thursday, May 22, 2014 in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., South Avenue, where funeral and committal services will be held at 5:00 PM with Rev. Frank Eppley, Pastor of Emmanuel Mission Church in Kane, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to McKean County SPCA PO Box 113 Bradford, or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com