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Patricia J. "Pat" Fuller

Patricia J. Fuller   “beloved wife, mother and grandmother”

SHINGLEHOUSE, PA----Patricia J. “Pat” Fuller, 72, of Shinglehouse, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013 in the Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY, after a short illness.
     Born on April 12, 1940 on the family farm in Shinglehouse, she was a daughter of Mark L. and Rebecca M. Dunshie Gustin.  On September 5, 1959 in the Ceres United Methodist Church, she married Calvin H. Fuller, who survives.
     She attended East Sharon Country School and was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse, class of 1958.
     Pat was employed by the former Viko Furniture Company in Eldred.  She later was employed in the cafeteria at the Oswayo Valley Schools in Shinglehouse.  She retired from the Shinglehouse Market Basket having worked in the bakery.  Pat, along with her family, ran Fuller’s Funnel Cakes and Pizzas for many years at the Potter County Fair. She was also a demonstrator for Friendly Home Parties.
      She was a member of the former Sharon Grange #1247 where she held many offices throughout the years.  She was a member of the Potter County Pomona Grange #54, a member of the Pennsylvania State Grange and a member of the National Grange, holding all eight degrees of the grange.  She was a life member and past president of the former Shinglehouse Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, a life member of the Allegany County (NY) Volunteer Fireman’s Auxiliary, and a member of the Pennsylvania Tri-County Volunteer Fireman’s Ladies Auxiliary.  Pat also served as an EMT for the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association.
     She loved knitting, gardening, puzzles, reading, her animals, and working in her woodshop.  Her greatest love was her family.
      Surviving in addition to her husband are five children, Sherry L. (Charles) Campbell of Akron, Ohio, Sue A. (Randy) Kemp of Wellsville, NY, Danny R. (Beth) Fuller and Sylvia J. Fuller, both of Shinglehouse, and Shirley K. (Greg) Fuller of Portville, NY; ten grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; a brother, Dewey L. (Alice) Gustin of Shinglehouse; a sister-in-law, Rheta Gustin of Eldred; two brothers-in-law, Francis “Baine” Shields of Portville, NY and Norm (Becky) Milne of Eldred; an aunt, Betty Dunshie of Shinglehouse; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.
     In addition to her parents, Pat was predeceased by two sisters, Marge Marie Shields and Veronica (James) Cole; and a brother, Don Gustin.
     Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, PA where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 28, 2013 with the Rev. Randall W. Headley, pastor of the Port Allegany Area United Methodist Charge, officiating.  Burial will be in East Sharon Cemetery.
     Flowers are gratefully declined and will be provided by the family.  Memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748 or to the Oswayo Valley Memorial Library, PO Box 188, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.


A candle was lit in memory of Patricia Fuller

Lilli Apr 11 2022 11:07 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Patricia Fuller

Janine Jan 24 2022 10:40 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Patricia Fuller

Lilli Campbell Oct 22 2016 12:00 AM

I'm very sorry to her about Pat she was very dear friend. She will be missed I just heard because I'm out of town for 6wk. My prayers go to Cal and the family.

Linda Skiver Feb 4 2013 12:00 AM

goodbye, grandma.
Love always, Lilli

lilli Jan 27 2013 12:00 AM

Dear Uncle Calvin & Cousins,
I love & miss you all dearly, I'm very saddened by the news of our loss, but know she's in a better place, in no pain, & where there's no wars or sicknesses.
All My Love,
Holly Lynn

Holly Austin Lamb Kuder Jan 27 2013 12:00 AM

Calvin & Family,
So sorry for your loss.  I went to school with Pat many years ago and knew her whole family.  My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Donna (Hanks) Holly Jan 25 2013 12:00 AM

Calvin and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Pat was such a loving and lovely soul. God's Blessings on all of you.

Glenda (Austin) Doner Jan 25 2013 12:00 AM

Cal and family,
I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Pat. She was a great lady,always had a smile. Please know that you are in my prayers.

Howie Wheeler Sr. Jan 24 2013 12:00 AM