Priscilla "Pat" Sekel, 83, of 708 Edward Street in St. Marys, OH died 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. She was born December 23, 1929 in Kent, OH to Mark and Anna (Novak) Babarick.
On August 28, 1954 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Kent, she married Samuel D. Sekel, who survives. She is also survived by; son, Stephen Sekel of Santa Rosa, CA; daughter, Susan (Leon) Skowronski of Strongsville; grandchildren: Matthew and Savanna Skowronski; brother, Daniel Babarick of Kent. Preceded in death by: parents, Mark and Anna Babarick.
She was a 1947 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Kent and attended Kent State University. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the Shakespeare Club, both in St. Marys. An avid card player, she was skilled at the game of bridge. For a number of years, she volunteered for the Auglaize Co. Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Visitation 4 - 7 p.m. Saturday, December 29 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home 628 West Main Street, Kent. Mass of Christian Burial will begin 10:00 a.m. Wednesday January 2, 2013 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Kent, with the Very Rev. Richard Pentello, V. F., celebrant. Burial will follow at Standing Rock Cemetery in Kent.
Online condolences may be expressed via: www. BisslerandSons.com