Patricia "Patti" (Parks)
HORNELL, New York -
Patricia A. "Patti" (Parks) Dobson, 57, of 125 Hornell St. went to
meet the angels surrounded by her loving family after a long
illness. A life-long resident of Hornell, Patti was a graduate of
Hornell High School, Class of 1970.
She was preceded in death by her son, William "BJ" Dobson and her
mother, Catherine Parks. Surviving are her son, Jeff (Vicky) Dobson
of Almond, her daughter, Heidi Dobson of Almond, 2 grandchildren,
Brittney Dobson and Jeff Dobson, Jr. and a great-grandson, Michael
Dobson all of Almond.
She was the daughter of Elmer and Catherine Parks of Hornell and
sister to Bill Parks (Martha), Deborah Gray (Tom), John Parks
(Lupe) Bridget Robinson (Bub) and Jim Parks (Paquita) and aunt to
many nieces and nephews who loved her greatly. She loved her
children, grandchildren and her dog, Alexis. She thought the world
of her great-grandson, Michael Dobson, who brought her great joy.
She loved music and especially enjoyed listening to the Beatles.
Patti was employed as a teacher's asst. at GST BOCES, most recently
at the North Hornell School. She also worked at Updykes Nursing
Facility and the Children's Home Daycare.
Patti was a loving, caring and proud mother, grandmother,
great-grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend who was always
there for the needs of others with her helping hands. She loved to
laugh and and had a great sense of humor.
She will be sadly missed by everyone who knew her. Patti's family
would like to thank all of her friends, too numerous to mention,
that brought laughter and friendship to her life. During her
illness they were supportive and kind to her in her work day and
personal life. We are forever grateful to everyone who gave
kindness to our sister. Thank you.
In fulfillment of her wish to be united with her son and mother at
their favorite place, Patti was cremated and her ashes were
sprinkled at the lake in Chaffee, NY.
In lieu of an official obituary, the
above tribute was graciously submitted by Patti's sister Deborah