Patricia Joyce Reavis Fender

Patricia Joyce Reavis Fender, passed away December 19, 2022

Patricia (Patty) Fender.

Born Patricia Joyce Reavis on December 16, 1937 to Vina & Elwyn Reavis. Patty was raised in Westlake Oregon with her two brothers Gerald & Delbert. She passed away December 19, 2022 at age 85.

Patty married Leonard Fender in 1960 and they shared two children together, Debra (Sneddon) & Brian. Patty raised her children in Florence and supported her family working for many years at Lane County Bank later called Western Bank. She retired after 17 years at The Blue Heron Gallery. She was a treasured and valued member of the community.

She was an active hardworking woman her whole life, always caring for others. Patty was the greatest cook who enjoyed spending time outside and with her beloved pets. She took great pride in her beautiful yard; her rhododendrons; and her houseplants.

Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her children, grand & great grand children. Patty was the true embodiment of love and strength. There was nothing she could not do and there was nothing she would not do for her family.

Patty was preceded in death by her husband Leonard, her parents, her brother Delbert and her nephew Del.
She is survived by her children; Debra (Robert) Sneddon and Brian (Penny) (Becky) Fender. She is also survived by her brother Gerald (Donna) Reavis, her sister-in-law JoLece Reavis, her niece & nephews Michael, Mark, Blake & Charene Reavis. Her grandchildren also survive her, Kady Sneddon (Ethan Dougherty), Aislynn Fender (Bruno Castillo), Abigael Fender, Hope Sneddon (Ryan Warren), Kellen Fender (Alexis Hanna); as do her great grandchildren Jamie Fender; Quanah, Priscilla & Athena Castillo; Olive Dougherty; & Emmitt Fender.

Burns’ Riverside Chapel handled final arrangements. Her family will hold a private graveside service this summer.