Patricia Ann Person, also known as Patricia Medley Shofner, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Pacific Care Center in Hoquiam, Washington. She was 80. Patricia was born on May 26, 1931, to Ross A. and Marjorie (Wilson) Medley in Aberdeen, Washington. She attended local schools and graduated high school early in order to go to work.
She married Oscar H. Shofner on July 2, 1948, and together they had four children. They later divorced. In 1980, she married Robert Cassidy in Napavine, Washington, where they designed and built a completely solar passive home. After his death in 1989, Pat moved to Centralia where she resided for several years.
Pat is survived by her sons, Ross Edward (Jeani) Shofner of Hoquiam, Russel Shofner of Centralia, Eric (Beth) Shofner of Grants Pass, Oregon and Marlon Brian (Vivian) Shofner of Center, Texas and close family friend / “5th son” Rod Dover of Amboy, Washington; and by a brother, William Medley of Westlake Village, California; She is remembered with fondness by her grandchildren Sarabeth Shofner of Lacey, Nicole Shofner of Eugene, Oregon, Steven Shofner of Grants Pass, Oregon, Hannah Shofner and Marlon Brian Shofner, Jr. of Center, Texas and great-granddaughter Erica Shofner of Eugene, Oregon. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Gilbert Cleasby and Kelman Medley; and sisters, Wilma Medley, Alma Brownlee, Marianne Graham and Lani Gleason.
There will be a family memorial at a later date. Cremation arrangements are in the care of Coleman Mortuary in Hoquiam, Washington.
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