Patricia K. Sexton

Patricia K. Sexton, 89, of 65 Kennedy Street, Bradford, passed away, Friday, August 2, 2019, at Mercy Hospital, in Buffalo, NY.
 
Born October 28, 1929 in Lawtons, NY, she was the eldest of 13 children born to the late Carl and Dorothy (Geiger) Koch. 
 
Pat was a 1948 graduate of North Collins High School, after high school she studied mathmatics at D’Youville College for two years.  She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford in 1994 with a BS in business management. 
 
On June 17, 1950 in Sacred Heart Church she married Fred Sexton Sr., who died August 13, 1988.
 
Mrs. Sexton was a member of St. Bernard Church, Catholic Women's Club where she served as past president, Bradford Arts Center, and Current Events Club. She was an excellent seamstress and cook, skills developed at a young age making clothes for her siblings and taking over cooking for the family at the age of thirteen, shortly after the death of her first sibling Carl Jr.. Her sisters treasured the dresses she made for them.  Other activities she enjoyed were camping with her family, and playing golf and bridge.
 
Surviving are five daughters, Teresa Mickoseff of East Petersburg, Patricia (John) Brilhart of Higbee, MO, Marie Sexton of St. Petersburg, FL, Joan (John) Organiscak of Eighty Four, and Dorothy (Edward) Van Vliet of State College; two sons, Ward (Joan Adkins) Sexton of Clearwater, FL, and Charles Sexton, of Bradford, four grandchildren, Jennifer (Thomas) Atkins, Antonia (Evan Stone) Van Vliet, John (Suzy) Brilhart, and Zachary (Sally) Brilhart, two great grandchildren, Evelyn Atkins, and Hugo Atkins, five sisters, Eleanor, Dorothy, Elizabeth, Kathryn, and Margaret, four brothers, Lawrence, Charles, Fred, and Chris, and many nieces and nephews.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter, Janice Sexton who died August 18, 2016, one son, Fred Sexton Jr., who died September 6, 2018, three brothers, Carl Jr., John and Edward.
 
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday August 6, 2019, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Avenue, where a prayer service will be held on Wednesday, at 10:30 am  followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Bernard Church, with Father Jim Gutting, Senior Associate, as celebrant. Committal services and burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery. 
 
Memorials contributions if desired, may be made to Bradford City Fire Department, 25 Chestnut St., Saint Bernard Church, P.O. Box 2394 both of Bradford, PA 16701 or a charity of the donor's choice. 

 

Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

Our deepest sympathy to all of the Sexton family during this sad time in your lives. Your mom was such a sweet lady who raised such a wonderful family. Please know all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are sorry we are unable to pay our respect to your mom, as we are vacationing in Hawaii. May God bless all of you. Rest In Peace Mrs. Sexton.
— Kris Sapko

Joan, So sorry for your loss. Mother''s are special people in our lives.
— Christine Quinn

I am o sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was a really sweet and nice woman. i''ll always remember the time I went to your house with my parents, Betty and Marshall. RIP Mrs Sexton
— Diana Ernest La Plant

Condolences

  • Our deepest sympathy to all of the Sexton family during this sad time in your lives. Your mom was such a sweet lady who raised such a wonderful family. Please know all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are sorry we are unable to pay our respect to your mom, as we are vacationing in Hawaii. May God bless all of you. Rest In Peace Mrs. Sexton.

    — Kris Sapko
  • Joan, So sorry for your loss. Mother''s are special people in our lives.

    — Christine Quinn
  • I am o sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was a really sweet and nice woman. i''ll always remember the time I went to your house with my parents, Betty and Marshall. RIP Mrs Sexton

    — Diana Ernest La Plant