Patricia Dingledine

August 1, 1937 - January 13, 2022

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Patricia Rose "Patty" Dingledine, 84, of Mechanicsburg, Ohio passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022 in Forest Glen Health Campus surrounded by her loving family.

Patty was born August 1, 1937 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of the late Virgil and Mildred (Freeze) Ricketts. She was a 1956 graduate of Tecumseh High School. She enjoyed working with horses and riding horses, planting flowers, gardening and cooking. But most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking for them and watching the grand-children with their many activities. Patty married the man of her dreams, Richard Dingledine on his birthday, November 19, 1955. Together, they raised 5 children and were married for 66 years.

Patty is survived by her husband, Richard Dingledine; children, Rick (Melissa) Dingledine, Mike (Kathi) Dingledine, Randy (Amy) Dingledine, Kim Dailey and Vicki (Mike) Wallace; grandchildren, Ricky, Brandon, Heather, Ryan, Caleb, Rheauna, Harlee, Keith, Michael, Cortney, Travis, Ashley, Jennifer and Hannah; 17 great grandchildren and sister, Shirley Taylor.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Larry Ricketts; son-in-law, James Bill Dailey and brother-in-law, Dave Taylor.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11-1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg, Ohio. Funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Mimi Ault officiating.

Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual, Ohio.

Memorial contributions can be made to Breast Friends Forever of Champaign County, 8044 Catawba Mechanicsburg Road, Mechanicsburg, OH 43044.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Bertha Bolin - Jan 22, 2022
So sorry for your loss. Patty was a beautiful Lady inside and outside.
Esther Taylor Klips - Jan 18, 2022
To my Uncle Dick and cousins I remember all the fun times. Family picnics on the Fourth of July. All the great food, games of jarts, and baseball. We are so blessed to have had her in our lives and she will live in our memories forever. Sending prayers love and hugs to all in this sad time. Love you bunches.
Cathy "Peach" Augustus - Jan 15, 2022
May fond memories of your wife, mother and grandmother bring you comfort during this hard time in your life. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. Love to all
Pam Wheeler - Jan 14, 2022
My heart aches for all of you. I am sorry for your loss. Patty was a great friend who I will miss so much. Granny and I had lots of good times at the barn and races through the years. I wish I could be there for her service but I am in Florida for the month of January. Sending love and hugs to all of you!1❤
David Cantrell - Jan 14, 2022
So sorry for your loss, sending prayers for the family , you and both know your mother was a wonderful person...... thinking of you guys
Shelly (Stickley) Ward - Jan 14, 2022
I’m so sorry for your family’s loss. I remember Mrs. Dingledine as such a sweet lady when I was a young girl. Praying for her family during this time of separation.
Buffy Packard(Brown) - Jan 14, 2022
I am so heartbroken to here of your loss. Patty was such a beautiful soul. Many memories of being in her house as a child. She always welcomed me in. Prayers of comfort for your family in the upcoming days.
Mary Jo Davis Caldwell - Jan 14, 2022
So very sorry for your loss. I remember her driving us to bowling on Saturday mornings and putting up with us playing basketball at the house. Many wonderful Pisgah hill memories. Love and Prayers for strength and comfort.

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