Patricia Anne Blake, 92, a resident of Normandy Farms Estates of Blue Bell, Pa, formerly of Willow Grove, Pa and New Paltz, NY, passed away on May 13, 2022.
Patricia, “Grammy Patsy” to her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren, was born in Perkasie, Pa to Franklin and Bessie Kramer on August 2, 1929. She attended high school in Perkasie, Pa and Philadelphia, Pa, graduating in 1947. She attended The State University of New York at New Paltz, graduating with a BS in 1974. She married John Lauris Blake, Jr. in March of 1978 who preceded her in death in 2015. Patricia was a homemaker for most of her life. In addition to her devotion to her family, she had a deep Christian faith and loved music, playing the piano and the French horn.
Patricia is survived by her sons and their spouses: Robert Stanmyer and Constance Taft, Thomas and Susan Stanmyer, daughter in laws Christine Stanmyer and Anne Stanmyer, step-children and spouses John III and Patti Blake and Debbie and Denny Gardner, 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lauris Blake, her first husband Joseph Leroy Stanmyer, Jr., sons Eric Leroy Stanmyer and James David Stanmyer, grandson Mica Stanmyer, sisters Margaret Hodes, Hope Mood, Joyce Oettel, Doris Capaldi, Nancy Maurer, Barbara Jacobs, Mary Lou Miller and Jeanne Harr and brothers William Kramer and Charles Kramer.
Calling hours are from 10 AM to 11 AM on Friday, May 27 at the Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home, 145 Tennis Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002. A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on May 27 at the funeral home to be followed by burial at Hillside Cemetery in Abington, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Matthews Episcopal Church, 919 Tennis Avenue, Maple Glen, PA 19002.
Arrangements are by Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home, Ambler, PA.