Patricia "Patty" Rae (Dieckman) Ferrier

June 22, 1939 ~ April 21, 2022 (age 82)


Patricia (Patty) Ferrier (nee Dieckman), passed away April 21, 2022, surrounded by family.  She was born June 22, 1939, to Raymond and Ann Marie Dieckman. Patty graduated from Medina High School in 1957 and married the love of her life Jimmy, sharing 63 beautiful years together.

Patty worked alongside Jimmy as roofer, bookkeeper, farmer/gardener as well as homemaker, caregiver, and collector. She adored babies, nature, animals and people.  Patty enjoyed volunteering in her community and was integral in developing/coaching Chatham Township’s first youth female softball team. Patty’s generosity was demonstrated each Christmas with baking hundreds of specialty cookies and delivering them to her many friends.  Patty loved attending events for her children, grandchildren, and in later years, time with great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Her strength and unwavering love of God guided Patty through everything.

Patty is survived by her daughters: Leslie Parker, Wooster; Toni (Evan) Hollopeter, Chatham; Charlie (Ryan) Lutz, Medina; Danny Fugate (Tom Johnson), Jamestown, ND.  Seven grandchildren: Jamie (Matt) Perez, Atlanta, GA; Michael (Nicole) Hollopeter, Kirtland; Sierra (Kyle) Timko, Royal Oak, MI; Erin (Jay) Vaidya, Cleveland; Bryan Parker, Wooster; Jess (Ian) Good, Mt. Vernon; Jace (Stacy) Fugate, Zanesfield. Nine great grandchildren: Liam Beckett, Grace and Ford Hollopeter; Camden and Jackson Perez, Miles Vidya; Nora Timko; Finn Good; #10 great grandbaby Timko due in May.

Patty is dearly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, spouse Jimmy; son Thaddeus, sisters Donna Bessmer and Joanne Garris.

Thank you to the Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital Staff and CC Hospice Team for their incredible kindness and care, and Administrator and Staff at the Avenue of Medina. Family and friend, thank you, for your loving support.

Celebration of Life is scheduled for summer 2022.

Please leave condolences for Patty’s family at www.bauerfuneralhome

Donations may be made to ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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