Patricia M. Kiverchuk

November 8, 1935 - May 13, 2008
Patricia M. Kiverchuk

Patricia M. Kiverchuk of Wilmington, NC died Tuesday May 13, 2008 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

She was born November 8, 1935 in NJ, and relocated here in 1996.

Predeceased by her parents Nora and Leon Embley, late husband Walter, and brother Greg Embley.

She is survived by two brothers Gordon and Larry Embley, five children Tom and Michael Burns, Nora Ruehle, Kimberly Decatur, Sean Kiverchuk, 8 grandchildren, plus many wonderful in-laws, and cousins.

With many names such as Pat, Sissy, Patsy, Mom, Nan, Hon and Yo, you can tell she was well loved. Mom, like her beautiful creations of needlework, crocheting and crafts, she too was created like a fine quilt, it’s a life woven by a master’s hand from many threads that together tells a rich story.

Mass services are Monday, May 19 at 3:00 at St. Therese Catholic Church on Wrightsville Beach.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the M.S. Society or Special Olympics.

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


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  • May 21, 2008
    Tom McHugh says:
    Sissy was one of my favoite cousins. Like her mom, she she taught us to dream big.She sang with us, taught us to dance, took us swiming and even took me for my driving test -IN HER STATION WAGON! She always gave much more than she took. Godspeed Sis.

  • May 16, 2008
    Cheryl Deming says:
    My deepest sympathy on your loss.

  • May 18, 2008
    Kathie and Leigh Witty says:
    Sorry for your loss. Know that we are thinking and praying for you all. Nora, your Mom was a very special women and we all enjoyed her company. She will be missed by all. Love you guys! Kathie and Leigh

  • May 20, 2008
    Betty Lee Watson says:
    You must have been a wonderful lady, cause you sure created a most generous and loving daughter Nora.