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Patricia Ann Sutton

December 8, 1943 - April 4, 2018

Patricia Ann Sutton, age 74, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

Born in Wilmington, DE on December 8, 1943, she was a daughter of the late Milton Cotton Dowell and Clara Pat Marie (Choate) Strickland.  Pat dedicated her life to her family as a talented and loving homemaker.

Pat enjoyed listening to music and singing.  She loved the beach and being with her family.  She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, niece and dear friend.

Pat is survived by her husband, James F. Sutton; son, J. Brian Sutton  (Vanya) of Kansas City, MO; sister, Jane Carlson (Rich) of Dublin, OH; grandchildren, Alexander, Kalista and George; sister in-law, Joyce; niece, Cristie; and many loving cousins.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10 am on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 10 am. Interment will be held privately in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

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11 Guestbook messages for Patricia Ann Sutton

  • Always brought a radiance to a room. A special lady and will be sorely missed by all. Her legacy exists in her son Brian and his fine family. What a wonderful testament.

  • Jim, Brian, Jane & family,
    We are so sorry for your loss and will keep you in our prayers. Patty was so good about keeping in touch and we will miss her. She had a special relationship with “Pee Wee” and always was so sweet to her. We are so glad we got to see her at the 50th Strickland reunion a couple of years ago.
    God bless,
    Steve & Carol Parker

  • I am so sorry to hear of Patty’s passing. Before his own death in 2012, my father, Warren Flora, always enjoyed talking with her and reminiscing over family memories. Thankful she went peacefully. We will be lifting prayers for the family.

  • So sorry to hear of Mrs.Sutton’s passing. She was a very nice lady.You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Pat was a beautiful person. I can not begin to tell you what a blessing she was to me.
    I hope that Jim, Brian, Pat’s family and friends can find comfort knowing that she is loved and will always be remembered.
    God Bless.

  • Dear Jim, Bryant, & Jane,

    I am so thankful for the many great memories I hold from my childhood with Patty, Janie, Uncle Milton & Aunt Clara. Patty was there for me when John and I got married and she continued to be a wealth of knowledge as we grew older together keeping me posted about our extended family. Patty will be greatly missed by all of us in the extended Choate Family. God Bless, Beverly & John

  • Patty was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by her family and friends. We have very fond memories of your family. We know your faith will comfort you knowing the Lord will be with you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless, Jimmy and Gale Strickland

  • Jim and Brian, so sorry about your loss. God bless

  • To Jim, Brian and family our thoughts and prayers go out to you today and all the coming days.

  • To Jim and Brian, we remember the great times playing baseball with Brian and Jim and Pat coaching the team. Our heart felt prayers go out to you. God Bless you both and all of your family.

  • Jim, Brian, Jane & family,
    We are so sorry for your loss and will keep you in our prayers.

    Love,
    Judy, Bill, John, Susan Hobgood