~ A graceful spirit,
a giving heart,
a beautiful soul. ~
COLBORNE, Patricia Rosemary (Zink) – age 87 of Petrolia, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 4, 2010 at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site Petrolia. Born and raised in Corunna, Pat lived a life of service. She was a career nurse with over 30 years in Emergency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Sarnia. She was passionate about her faith and active both in her church and the CWL. She was warm and kind hearted; a strong and steadfast woman who was completely devoted to her family. Her laughter, love and support will be missed forever. She was predeceased by husband Joseph Colborne (2008) and beloved grand-daughter Jessica Lynn Reaume (2007). Cherished mother of: Robert (Diana) Colborne of Surrey, B.C., Stephen (Mary Ann) Colborne of Alvinston, Anne (Mike) Turner of London, Mike (Joyce) Colborne of Calgary, Susan (Bill) Atkin of Petrolia and Sarah (Walt) Reaume of Sarnia. Adored grandmother of: Janet Truer (Edmonton), Jason Colborne (Edmonton), Brian Colborne (Abbotsford, B.C), Darcy Colborne (Winnipeg, Manitoba), Michael Atkin (Petrolia), Cait Atkin (Watford), Jennifer Wright (Calgary), Christopher Colborne (Calgary) and Jake and Luke Reaume (Sarnia). Great-grandmother of: Hayden, Mason, Rylan and Neveah Colborne (Abbotsford, B.C.), Hannah and Ethan Colborne (Edmonton), Jacob Truer (Edmonton), Maxx Wright (Calgary), and Izzabelle Atkin (Watford). Survived by sisters Dorothy Norwood and Connie Beauchamp and brother John Zink all of Corunna. Pre-deceased by siblings Helen, Billy, Mary Ann, Doug and Jim Zink and Katheryne Date.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, Brigden on Sunday, March 7, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
Celebratory Mass will be held on Monday, March 8, 2010 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Corunna at 10:00 am. Father Jan Pochwala officiating. Interment in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Petrolia.