Patricia Helen Markham
Patricia Helen Markham
  • February 28, 1933 - January 12, 2018
  • Florida

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MARKHAM, Patricia Helen

"Pat" 84, of Clearwater; born Patricia Sandkuhl in Brooklyn, NY, our beautiful mother passed peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on January 12, 2018. Pat was the daughter of Edmund and Jane (nee Sherwin) Sandkuhl. Pat graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in the Cambria Heights section of Queens and furthered her education at St. Petersburg Junior College. A consummate and loving mother and homemaker, Pat raised four children and was active in her church and community through the Light of Christ Catholic Church Women's Guild and Red Hat Society. She retired as a catalog supervisor with J.C. Penney. Pat was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Eugene J. Markham Jr., with whom she moved to Clearwater in 1958.

She is survived by her brother, Robert Sandkuhl and wife, Joan; sons, Eugene Markham III (Kim Gentile), John Markham and wife, Cindy, Thomas Markham, and daughter, Ellen Pope and husband, Dale. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and close family friends.

A graveside service will be held 11 am, Saturday, February 3 at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park. Online condolences may be left at: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in her name to The Hospice Foundation of the Florida Suncoast ( or The Arc Tampa Bay Foundation (