Pat Finch

March 21, 2008
Pat Finch

PATRICIA ANN FINCH

Patricia Ann Finch (Pat), 74, of Wilmington, went to be with her Lord on Friday, 21 March, 2008.

She will be buried at the Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, NC in the presence of her immediate family and her pastor.

A Memorial Service to celebrate her life, which will be officiated by Pastor Ken Gourlay, will be held at Whispering Pines Baptist Church at 6547 Carolina Beach Road at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 29 March.

The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall immediately following the service.

Pat was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. William Roberts of Raleigh, with whom she lived until 1956.

She is survived by her loving husband Ken, daughter Sonja and her husband Greg, and son Steve and his wife Melanie, son Tom; and by grandchildren Anna Squires, Grace Horrell, Jeremy, Jeanette, and Julianna Biggerstaff, and Thomas J. and Christopher Finch; and by two great-grandchildren: Jackson and Adrian Squires.

Pat served her Lord Jesus Christ as a renowned church pianist for nearly every year of her life since she was sixteen years old. As an Army wife, she was an inspiration to untold numbers of people on three continents with her piano virtuosity and her pleasant and loving persona, and by her avowed love and trust in the Lord Jesus Christ. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who was fiercely loyal to her family and who never failed to point to the Lord for guidance and grace in times of difficulty or stress. Her soft and loving nature were a testament to those around her and she will be sorely missed.

The family wants to thank Doctor ‘G’ and his compassionate and caring staff at the Zimmer Cancer Center who provided highly professional care and compassion during her valiant battle; and her immediate family is especially indebted to the wonderful and loving staff at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Zimmer Cancer Center, 2131 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401; or to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 2222 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st. Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • March 22, 2008
    Kim,Reggie,Donald&Clem says:
    Sonja we are so sorry to hear about MIMI .She was such a lovely lady and a very caring person.We will greatly miss her.May god be with you and your family during this difficult time.We love you and we are praying for you sis.

  • March 23, 2008
    Kent Marshall says:
    My deepest sympathies.

  • March 23, 2008
    Don & Jeri Taylor says:
    Our love and prayers are with you at this time.

  • March 23, 2008
    Angela Moore says:
    Sonja, I was so sorry to hear the news, I always loved hanging out with you and your Mom while you were waiting at Zimmer, I will miss her smile! I know that Dr. G and Melinda and everyone else took good care Mrs Pat but I wish I had been there too, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you girl! Angela Moore

  • December 31, 2018
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