Patti Sue Mehaffey
Patti Sue Mehaffey
  • July 8, 1936 - December 30, 2017
  • Katy, Texas

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Patti Sue Mehaffey 81, beloved wife and our devoted mother, teacher, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed away peacefully on December 30, 2017.

Born July 8, 1936 in Grand Rapids, MI she moved to Texas graduating H.S. from Ursuline Academy of Dallas. Patti received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas in Radio, Television and Film. She continued her academic studies at the University of Houston receiving a Master's degree in education. Patti was a member of Tri Delta sorority and Phi Beta Kappa.

Patti taught at Hunters Creek Elementary in Spring Branch ISD for 25 plus years. She had a unique creative ability to teach, encourage and mentor others no matter what the subject or area of need. Patti was a devout Catholic, a Sunday school teacher and youth group sponsor. Desiring to share her Faith she served as a Eucharistic minister bringing communion to nursing home patients in the community.

Patti's greatest joy in life was her family. Her 46-year marriage to her sweetheart George blessed them with four children. Patti supported their numerous activities and the wonderful friendships; many that developed into extended "family" members throughout life. As the years passed and the family grew; she always looked forward to time spent being Mimi to her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Patti was preceded in death by her husband George, her parents Frank and Marie Murphy and her sister Norma Lee Bowers.
She is survived by her children; Vicki and husband Waldo Martinez, George and wife Connie Mehaffey, Dennis Mehaffey and fianc Barbara, Colleen and husband Ted McLaughlin. Brother-in-law Bill Bowers, Sister-in-law Martha and husband Terry Huntzicker, Brother-in-law Larry Mehaffey and wife Leslie.
She will be dearly missed by all, especially her 19 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

The family will be present to receive friends:
Thursday January 4, 2018
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rosary recitation beginning at 7:30 pm
Earthman Funeral Home
Hunters Creek Chapel
8303 Katy Freeway, Houston TX 77024

Mass of Catholic Christian Burial will be celebrated:
Friday January 5, 2018
1:30 pm
Holy Rosary Catholic Church
3617 Milam Street, Houston, TX. 77002

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to:

Casa de Esperanza de los Nio's, Inc.
PO Box 66581
Houston, Texas 77266-6581

Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation
801 Dominican Drive
Nashville, TN 37228