Patricia A. Ford, 77

Patricia A. Ford, 77, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, at Renaissance Health Care in Millsboro, Del.

Ford was a member of the art class at the Cape Henlopen Senior Center and enjoyed gardening and reading. She was also a volunteer at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. Ford was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, who will be missed by many.

In addition to her parents, Walter J. and Margaret E. Axford, Ford was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph L. Ford, and daughter, Linda L. Ford. She is survived by two daughters, Lora L. Jones of Havertown, Pa., Deborah A. Ford of Reston, Va.; six grandchildren, Eric Lewis, Leigh Crawford, Matthew Crawford, Kristen Ramsey, Richard L. Jones and Amanda Jones; and two great-grandchildren, Ashley and Bryanna Ramsey.

A memorial service was scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, with interment to be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society; P.O. Box 163; Salisbury, MD 21803; or Make A Wish Foundation; 3411 Silverside Road; Wilmington, DE 19810.