Patricia “Pat” Sobotka, passed away peacefully at Harmar Village Care Center where she was a resident for the past seven years. She was born October 2, 1926 in Russellton Pa., to the late Louis and Sophie (Smith) O’Barto but lived most of her life in Bairdford Pa. Pat enjoyed playing bingo, singing in the church choir, taking trips to the casino and she was an avid bowler. She had amazing energy and always kept herself busy working on projects around the house or in the kitchen cooking and baking and was especially known for her pierogies, raisin cookies and long nut rolls.
She is survived by her son Randy (Kathleen) Sobotka of Pine twp., daughter-in-law Judi Sobotka from Gaithersburg, Md. and grandsons Lee (fiancée Julie) Sobotka, Brian (Brittany) Sobotka and great grandsons Jackson, Brock and Lucas Sobotka.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband John Percy Sobotka; son Gary Sobotka and granddaughter Elizabeth Sobotka; her brother Louis and her six sisters Marcella, Clarise, Agnes, Marlene, Dolores and Joanne.
The family wants to send a special “Thank You” to all the wonderful people at Amber Woods and the Harmar Village Care Center who took care of Pat all those years. You truly are the Best!
At Pat’s request a private graveside service was held, with the Rev. James P. Holland, officiating at Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Indiana Township, where she was laid to rest next to her husband. Arrangements were entrusted to the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer. View the obituary and leave condolences at www.siwicki-yanickofh.com.
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