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Patricia LaFave

January 7, 1928 — May 18, 2018

Patricia A. LaFave, 90, of Paducah, Kentucky, passed away at 1:30 a.m. on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Baptist Health Paducah.

Mrs. LaFave was a member of St John the Evangelist Catholic Church. She was a foster parent to fifty nine children. She was a private sitter, helped the elderly find sitters and implemented the Sitters List at Lourdes.

Mrs. LaFave is survived by a son, Michael LaFave of Paducah; grandson, Michael LaFave Jr. of Paducah; three great grandchildren; brother, Tommy Burgess of Paducah; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George J. LaFave; four sisters, Faye Reid, Shirley Beshears, Catherine Goldsmith and Frances Clapp; five brothers, Elmo Burgess, Elvon Burgess, H.B. Burgess, Noble Burgess and Joe Burgess. Her parents were W.L. and Myrtle Wilson Burgess.

Service Details

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 11:30am, Milnor & Orr

Interment Details

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens

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