Helen Patricia (Pat) Combs, 97, of Oil City, PA. died at 6:35A.M. Monday Feb. 8, 2021 at her home.
Born Nov. 8, 1923 in Oil City, PA., she was the daughter of the late Lawrence J. & Elizabeth M. Linehan Daugherty.
Pat graduated from Oil City High School and the Oil City Business School.
She was married in St. Stephen’s Rectory by Msgr. Kelly in November of 1945 to Jonathan Elmer Combs Jr. and he preceded her in death on June 14, 1974.
Pat was employed for many years as a proofreader for Venango Newspapers.
Mrs. Combs attended St. Stephens Church, part of St. Joseph Parish, and was also a member of the Rosary Society, had worked in the School cafeteria and had belonged to several card clubs.
Pat had been a long time volunteer at the Welcome desk at UPMC-N/W in Seneca and had accumulated more than 5,000 volunteer hours there.
She is survived by 5 children
Jonathan Eugene Combs & his wife Ruby
Joseph Frederick Combs
Patricia Marie Baker & her husband Dick
Judith Louise Combs & James Mohnkern
James Paul Combs
A daughter in law
And the following grandchildren
Todd &Gina Combs and their daughter Ashley
Jeannie Jenkins & her husband Tim
Rebecca Tweet & her husband Devon and their children Jackson & Larkin
Amanda Hines and her children Rene Combs and Megan Hines
Lindsey Fenstermaker & her husband Jonah and their kids EmmaJean and Lexi Jo
Emily Tucker & her husband Ray and their children
Alicia, Ashley, Julie
Billy McDevitt & his wife Heather and their children Zachary & Alex
Katie Morrow & her husband Boyd
And their children Connor, Emma Lynn and Easton
Brynne Thompson & her husband Scott
And their children Olivia and Gavin
Danny Flaherty & his wife Ashley
And their children Milo, Maggie and Eva
And Danielle Combs and her son Wyatt
She is also survived by two sisters
Nancy Marchini & her husband Mike
And Sally Lineman & her husband Dick and two sisters-in-law Florence Daugherty and Margaret Daugherty
She is also survived by her special caretaker Judy Garisch
She was preceded in death by a son Daniel Edward Combs , two sisters Mary Loretta Mansfield and Marjory Malinowski and by three brothers
Lawrence Daugherty, Daniel Daugherty and Joseph Daugherty
Friends will be received from 11:00A.M.-1:00 P.M. Thursday in the Reinsel Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30 P.M.Thursday in St. Stephen’s Church with Fr. John Miller, Presiding.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Oil City Library 2 Central Ave. Oil City, PA. 16301
Condolences may be sent at www.reinselfuneralhome.com
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