Patricia A. Gursky, 68, of Cape Coral, died Monday, March 9, 2009. She was born March 17, 1940, in Plainfield, N.J., to William and Cecelia Culhane.
She married Matthew in 1961. Formally of Dunellen, N.J., she moved to Cape Coral in 1978.
She worked at Cape Coral Hospital for 17 years and Gulf Coast Hospital for three years. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church and Ladies of the Elks Lodge 2596.
She enjoyed crafting, crocheting and needlepoint, and spending time with her family, friends and especially her grandchildren. She also was a Brownie troop leader in New Jersey while her children were growing up.
Family members include her husband of 47 years, Matthew; daughters, Beth (Doug) McCandless and Cheryl Batewell of Cape Coral, and Dawn (Scott) Staniewicz of Fuguay Varina, N.C.; sisters, Laura Koebcke and Sheila Blewitt of New Jersey; and grandchildren, Richard, Sarah, Rachel, Hunter and Jake.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew Catholic Church. The family will receive friends for viewing from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday.
Condolences may be made at: www.metzfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Metz Chapel of Harvey-Engelhardt-Metz Funeral Home and Crematory.