Patricia Ann Sheffer

Patricia Ann Sheffer, 68, The Villages, Fla., died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.

She was born and spent most of her life in Altoona.

Surviving are a son, Kevin Baldwin and wife, Julie, of Odessa, Fla.; two brothers: James Reilly and wife, Patty, of Altoona and Dennis Reilly and wife, Linda, of Indian Land, S.C.; her partner of the past four years, Vernon Brooks, also of The Villages; four nephews; and a niece.

In 2008, after many years as the comptroller at Dean Patterson Automotive, Pat retired and moved to The Villages in Florida. She loved living in The Villages, where she was active in mahjong and various card groups, playing golf, dancing and generally enjoying life.

A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Wildwood, Fla.

Flowers may be sent to the funeral home, or a memorial contribution may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Arrangements are by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, The Villages, Fla.