ForeverMissed
Patricia Louise Summerville, 84, passed away in Somers Point, NJ after a brief illness.Patty previously lived in Karns City, Pa, but resided in southern New Jersey for the past thirty five years. An extremely generous person her entire life, she even shared her birth with Bob, whom she always made a point to say was older. She was born on April 15, 1936 to Mary Louise and Leslie Lawton near Warren, PA.Her brother Robert Lawton and wife Mary Elizabeth live in Waterford, Pa, and her older sister Elizabeth Carnabuci and husband Sam reside in Columbia, SC.

Though shy and introverted since childhood, Patty was known for her spontaneous wit and winning smile. She always maintained a positive outlook regardless of all the pain brought to her body and life. Rarely complaining, she excelled at forgiveness in ways of which we could only dream. Babysitter, chauffeur, painter, comforter and hotel operator she always came through for family. It was difficult to buy the right gift for Patty, but when you gave her your time, it was obviously just what she wanted. Known for the never-ending birdfeeder-squirrel war, artful procrastination, a never ending cup of coffee and her constant, spoiled four-legged fur family.

Predeceased by her parents, loving companion Lester Johns, her daughters-in-law Donna and Marion and son-in-law Jimmy. Patty leaves behind her siblings, her son Max and Dedee Summerville, WV, daughter Laura Summerville, Collings Lakes, NJ, daughter Sarah Redmond, Summersville, MO, and son Joseph Summerville, Mays Landing, NJ. Six grandchildren, Shireen, Nihal, Maria, Sabreen, Manny and Keagen, 4 great grandchildren, Danny, Alaya, Dominic and Emerson and many nieces and nephews will also miss her dearly.

The fulfillment you gave to us all is only matched by the emptiness we all now feel.

Donations in Patty’s memory can be made to Meadowview Nursing Home, 235 Dolphin Avenue, Northfield, NJ08225. Memorial services will be private.
Fertig Funeral Home


Posted by Laurie Johns-Devito on May 9, 2020
I’m so sorry to hear this sad news about Patty, she was a sweet and kind person, I met her through my Dad, they were the cutest couple and she made Dad happy, my prayers and thoughts are with her family.

Laurie Johns-DeVito
Posted by Dan Terwilliger on May 8, 2020
Summerville Family, Sorry to hear of your mothers passing. I worked at the drive-in as Max would remember me but not sure about the other kids. May your many fond memories of your mother bring you comfort at this difficult time.
Posted by Joseph Himenez on May 6, 2020
Dear Sabreen and Family, I give my condolences to yous all during this difficult time within your family, relatives and close friends. Though you all are grieving, it's never a goodbye. Your simply stating " see you later." to your Grammy. From the description above, she has lived a fun full life and will continue to do so now, in heaven reunited with past friends, family and her dearly beloved.. wishing yous all positivity and good health to come your way.

May god bless yous all!
Posted by Doris Sandler on May 6, 2020
Dear Sarah and family, please accept my condolences on the passing of your beloved mother. No matter the age of parent or child, the passing of a mother is a great sorrow. May you find peace and feel God holding you in his loving arms as you remember Patty's life, love, and laughter. 

Doris Sandler

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Posted by Laurie Johns-Devito on May 9, 2020
I’m so sorry to hear this sad news about Patty, she was a sweet and kind person, I met her through my Dad, they were the cutest couple and she made Dad happy, my prayers and thoughts are with her family.

Laurie Johns-DeVito
Posted by Dan Terwilliger on May 8, 2020
Summerville Family, Sorry to hear of your mothers passing. I worked at the drive-in as Max would remember me but not sure about the other kids. May your many fond memories of your mother bring you comfort at this difficult time.
Posted by Joseph Himenez on May 6, 2020
Dear Sabreen and Family, I give my condolences to yous all during this difficult time within your family, relatives and close friends. Though you all are grieving, it's never a goodbye. Your simply stating " see you later." to your Grammy. From the description above, she has lived a fun full life and will continue to do so now, in heaven reunited with past friends, family and her dearly beloved.. wishing yous all positivity and good health to come your way.

May god bless yous all!
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