SOOY, Patricia Marie Age 84, of Springboro, Ohio, died Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Sycamore Medical Center. She was born in Havana, Cuba on March 31, 1932 to Carl and Sarah (Kammerer) Montgomery who were serving as Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Missionaries in Cuba. She was raised and educated in Costa Rica, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C. Pat graduated from Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, MD with a BS, RN degree and was the Florence Nightingale of her class. During college she married Robert Earl Sooy and after medical school and his internship and residency, they moved to Mt. Vernon, OH. She served as the President of the Women's Auxiliary of the Knox County Medical Society. After Pat and Bob moved to the Dayton area in 1971, she worked with him in his Waynesville practice as a nurse and office manager. She also volunteered at Cox Arboretum for 20 years, and was a longtime member of the Waynesville Progressive Women's Club. She was preceded in death by her father, Carl Francis Montgomery, mother, Sarah Alverta Montgomery, and brother Robert Lloyd Mongtomery. Pat is survived by her husband of 63 years Dr. Robert Earl Sooy; two daughters, Kathleen Adele Sooy, Jennifer Elaine Sooy; son, Michael Alan Sooy; two granddaughters, Laura Elizabeth Sooy, Kristin Alexandra Sooy; first cousin, Connie (Jack) Cleek. Funeral services are 2:30 pm Friday October 21, 2016 at Anderson Funeral Homes 40 North Main Street Springboro, Ohio with Elder Karl Hefner, Senior Pastor of Kettering SDA Church officiating. Burial will be in the Springboro Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Waynesville Progressive Women's Club Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 1002 Waynesville, OH 45068, Wounded Warriors, or The Kettering Seventh Day Adventist Church Organ Fund 3939 Stonebridge Rd Dayton, OH 45419. Please visit www.anderson-fh.com to send an online condolence.
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