Sarah Patlak

May 3, 1968 - September 11, 2017
Sarah Patlak

Sarah Patlak, age 49, of Jacksonville, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017, at the Wilmington Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born on May 3, 1968 in Chicago, IL., the daughter of Erwin Patlak and Helena Tinklenberg Patlak.

A Memorial Gathering will be held in Jacksonville on Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 2-5PM at Wilson Bay Park, 5 West Bayshore Blvd, Jacksonville, North Carolina 28540. Please visit the following link,

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday at 1:00PM at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Refreshments will follow at Hugh MacRae Park Shelter 4 (314 Pine Grove Dr, Wilmington, NC 28409) until 3pm. Please visit the following link,

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099

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  • September 16, 2017
    J. Trieu lit a candle:
    Lit since September 16, 2017 at 9:08:39 AM

  • September 17, 2017
    Brother Jonny says:
    Read today by Rabbi Julie Kozlow at the Memorial Service for Sarah Patlak: Do Not Stand at My Grave & Weep by Mary Elizabeth Frye Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there; I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sun on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning’s hush I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circling flight. I am the soft star-shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there; I did not die.