Lois “Elaine” Patrick, age 84, of New Paris, OH, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at Vancrest Nursing Home in Eaton, Ohio. Lois was born on December 12, 1937, in New Paris, Preble County, Ohio the daughter of the late Chalmer M. & Lois E. (Hughes) Laird.

She was a 1955 Jefferson High School graduate, worked at Eubanks Insurance Agency in New Paris for several years and was the Office Manager at Truly Nolen of America in Florida. Member of the Delta Theta Tau of New Paris. Preceded in death by her husband of 62 years: Thomas A. Patrick in 2018; brother: Duane Laird in 2012 and sister: Marilyn E. Laird in 2013.

Survived by her sons & daughter-in-law: Roger D. & Wendy S. Patrick of Eaton, OH; Todd A. Patrick of Bradenton, Florida; Daughter & son-in-law: Shelley L. & David R. Schlosser of Copperas Cove, Texas; 4 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Barnes Funeral Home, 109 W. Main Street, New Paris, OH. The funeral service will be 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Rodney Dunn officiating. Interment will be held in Spring Lawn Cemetery in New Paris. Condolences may be sent via www.barnesfuneralhome.com