Patricia Ann (Goodlock) Shough

October 8, 1937 ~ April 27, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Patricia Shough Obituary

Patricia Ann Shough, age 85, of Avon Park, FL, formerly of Pittsford, MI, died
April 27, 2023, at her residence. She was born October 8, 1937, a daughter of Clyde and Lena (Mapes)
Goodlock. She grew up in Clayton, MI, and was a 1955 graduate of Clayton High School. Later that
year, she married Merlin Sword, and he preceded her in death in 1990.
Pat drove school bus for Pittsford Area Schools for 27 years, in addition to helping operate the family’s
dairy business. For over 20 years, she was also employed as the Pittsford Township Clerk. A farmer’s
wife, Pat took pride in keeping the farmhands fed, and she grew fond of cooking, always providing
plenty to eat. She also enjoyed sewing, and took great care of the domestic needs of the household. She
was a longtime member of the Pittsford Congregational Church, and a lifetime member of the Hudson
In 1992, Patricia married Bobby Shough in Pittsford. Together, they enjoyed spending many winter
seasons in Florida before becoming permanent residents there 17 years ago. There, she loved to try her
luck at slot machines in Casinos in recent years.
Surviving are her husband of 31 years, Bobby; three sons, Carl (Laurie) Sword of Hudson, Timothy
(Valerie) Sword of Hudson, and Steve (Diane) Shadbolt of Owosso, OK; a sister, Dorothy Kishpaugh
of Sand Creek; eight grandchildren, Nicole, Michael, Ethan, Natalie, Scott, Michael, David and Diana;
and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to her first husband, Merlin, she was preceded in death by her
parents; a son, David Sword; and her four brothers, Dorman, Marion, Lawrence, and Lauren Goodlock.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Patricia’s life will be held Saturday, June
24, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Pittsford First Congregational Church with Pastor Terry Bobzien officiating.
Inurnment will take place in Locust Corners Cemetery in Pittsford Township.
You may send condolences to the family at Memorial contributions
may be given to the Hospice of Lenawee. Local arrangements were entrusted to Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Hudson.

Florida arrangements with Fountain Funeral Home

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Memorial Service
June 24, 2023

11:00 AM

Funeral Service
June 24, 2023

7:00 PM


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