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Mrs. Patricia L. (McDole) Day, 88, of Lebanon, passed away Monday evening, March 27, 2017, while surrounded by her loving family at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon. She was born on June 12, 1928, in Hamilton County, the only child of Neva R. (Whelchel) McDole and Charles E. McDole, both deceased.
Mrs. Day moved to Lebanon in 1937. She was married to Jack L. Day on July 3, 1949, in the old downtown Centenary United Methodist Church. Mr. Day passed away on Oct. 12, 2000.
She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1946, and worked for short periods of time at Indiana Bell Telephone and U.S. Machine Corporation. After becoming an LPN, she worked at the old St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, and the Boone County Health Department. She also worked part time at Triangle Asphalt Paving Corporation, her family-owned business.
She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Lebanon, where she taught the three-year-olds and worked in the nursery, as well as singing in the choir for many years.
Mrs. Day's former memberships include the Rainbowettes, Winkle Choir, Zonta and Bes Shrine Guild. And she was a Girl Scout leader for 10 years. She was on the President's Council of the John Purdue Club at Purdue. She was an active member of Kappa Delta Phi Sorority since 1946, and also belonged to the Red Hat Society, Symphony at Sunset Group and Friends of the Library.
She was an avid reader and was very attentive and caring during the other family member's illnesses. She was a homemaker, but most importantly a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
Survivors include three children, Elizabeth Day (Jim) Lewis, Steven (Taffy) Day and John (Jeri) Day; five grandsons, Sean (Keely) Lewis, Joshua Day, Christopher Day, Matthew Day and Jack Day; and three great-grandchildren, Ethan and Ella Hurlow and Andy Lewis. Also surviving are several cousins.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon. Funeral services are planned for 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 31, at the mortuary, with the Rev. Anthony Stone officiating. Interment will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.
Memorials may be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, 910 Fordice Rd., Lebanon, IN 46052; or Symphony at Sunset, P.O. Box 94, Lebanon, IN 46052
Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.
Published on March 28, 2017
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