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Deceased Information

DECEASED:
Patrick Doody Wathen, Sr.

DATE OF DEATH:
Saturday, April 14, 2018


DATE OF FUNERAL:
Wednesday, April 18, 2018


TIME OF FUNERAL:
11:00 AM PM


PLACE OF FUNERAL:
Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church


PLACE OF BURIAL:


VISITATION INFORMATION:
10:00 to 11:00 am Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church
1350 Hearst Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30319

DONATIONS:
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home 760 Pollard Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30315

  • Please contact Fischer's at (678) 514-1000 to send a message to the family.

    OBITUARY:
    Patrick Doody Wathen Sr., age 86, of Chamblee GA, passed away Saturday April 14, 2018, at home, surrounded by his wife and family. Pat was born and raised in Lebanon, KY, to John Henry (Suey) and Mary Elizabeth (Cootie) Wathen. He served in the US Army from 1952 to 1954. After his military service he attended Bellarmine College in Louisville, KY where he met his wife the former Doris (Bitsy) Huber of Starlight, IN. Pat was a long time employee of Winn Dixie Stores and a nearly 50 year active member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church. He is also a three time cancer survivor. Pat was a beloved husband, father, and a devoted grandfather (Poppy). He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Doris; son Pat Jr. and wife Paula and their children Anne Marie Kemp and husband Ryan, Ryan and Connor and wife Erin; son David and wife Elizabeth and their children Matthew, Abigail, Anna, and Isabelle; son Mark and wife Leila and their children Alex, Claire, and Cate; sisters Mary Brown Homme, Linda Eberenz, and Anita Schumacher. He is preceded in death by his father, mother, daughter Ann, brother John Henry (Boog) Wathen, and sister Mollie Lee Wathen. Visitation will be held at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church Wednesday April 18, 2018 from 10am 11am immediately followed by Mass of the Resurrection. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home, 760 Pollard Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30315 http://www.olphhome.com/. Arrangements entrusted to Fischer Funeral Care, Atlanta, GA www.fischerfuneralcare.com.


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    The Fischer Family
    The Fischer Family would like to extend their sincere condolences and sympathies during this difficult time.
    Maurice D. Spalding JrApr 19 2018 01:34 pm
    Thoughts and prayers to the Wathen family
    Nancy (Miller) VarnerApr 17 2018 12:58 pm
    So sorry to hear of Pat's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with Doris and the family. Always enjoyed seeing Pat in the grocery store shopping. Did not know he had all those years at Winn-Dixie. Also enjoyed visiting with him at exercise. He will truly be missed in Huntley Hills.
    Bill DurhamApr 17 2018 07:16 am
    Prayers and condolences from here. Sad to learn of Pat's passing. The childhood memories just came flooding back.
    Suellen D'Angelo and FamilyApr 16 2018 09:47 pm
    We miss your smile, Your joking ways, We miss the things You used to say And when old times We do recall, It's then we miss you Most of all. Dear Family, We were very saddened to hear of the passing of Uncle Pat. He was an amazing person and we were blessed to have him in our life. With Deepest Sympathy, Suellen, Greg, Joellen, John, Louisa.
    The Family of Pat Wathen, Sr.Apr 16 2018 02:25 pm
    The family shared a photo of Pat
    The Family of Pat Wathen, Sr.
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