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Patricia Rae Jester

September 28, 1934 - April 3, 2018

Patricia Rae Jester, age 83, of Bear, DE, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Wilmington, DE on September 28, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Heinz and Myrtle (Walbert) Fisher.  Pat was a proud graduate of Wilmington High School, class of 1952.  She maintained honor roll all four years and was selected to the American Legion Girls State in Delaware.  Pat also participated as a drum major/baton twirler and was a cheerleader.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­Pat enjoyed playing the piano and was an avid reader.  She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by her son, Brian P. Jester.  She is survived by her husband, Clarke V. Jester; children, Dianne Pizzi (Joseph) of Doylestown, PA, Raymond J. Jester of Germany and Deborah C. Jester of Wilmington; grandchildren, Stacie Shaughnessy, Nicole Kuczynski, Ashley Pizzi, Amanda Femano and Emily Pizzi; and 7 great-grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, April 6, 2018 at Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am.  Interment will immediately follow.

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12 Guestbook messages for Patricia Rae Jester

  • A great person who will be missed by all. To Clarke and the entire family my sincere condolences.

  • Dear Debbie,
    I was very sorry to read of your Mom’s passing, those of us who have lost their Moms know exactly how you feel at this time and we join you in your grief. May you find support from your family and friends.
    From your old nursing friend, Linda Campbell

  • Dear Clark,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your wife…my wife passed away two months ago, Feb. 6th, I know how you feel…anytime you want to rap, call me at: 302-633-1456…my prayers are with you and your wife,
    Buddy…Bob LaFazia

  • Dear Debbie,
    With Sympathy on the Loss of your Mother.
    Mary Lynam Pallam
    St. Francis Nursing School, Class of 1973

  • Clarke, We are so sorry to hear of Pats passing. We will keep you in our prayers.

  • Debbie – i’m So sorry to hear about your Mother’s passing. We are never ready to lose our parents no matter how old we are or our parents are. I remember your Mom as such a kind & lovely lady. I know you will miss her greatly. In sympathy and friendship – Jackie aka Elaine Jackson Matos.

  • Clark and Family,

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayer are with all of you.

  • Dear Debbie

    So sorry to hear about your Mother’s passing, will keep you and the family in our prayers.
    Love Pat and Joe Hoopes

  • To my Cousins
    Im so very sorry to here of Aunt Pats passing.
    Your in my prayers as I know how hard it is to loose a piece of your heart.
    With love, Gerri

  • Unc,
    Sending you love at this hard time.

  • We’re so sorry to hear of your wife’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    Sincerely,

    Dave & Jodean

  • Clark – I was so sad to read about Pat’s passing. I remember Pat as a pretty lady with a bright smile, who always laughed at my jokes. (no matter how bad they were). I wish you well my friend.

    Your fellow Blue Hen fan, John Croney Sec. K Row Q, Seats 5,6,7,8 (I think)

    God Bless