Lakeland - Patricia Ann Boehm, Age 86, passed away peacefully at her home, Arbor Oaks Assisted Living in Lakeland, FL on March 3, 2018. Born on May 21, 1931, in Kane, PA, she was the daughter of the late Leo Bernard Cronin and Jessie F. (Snyder) Cronin.
Pat was an eternal optimist and could light up a room with her contagious smile. She has many loving friends and enjoyed the company of her fellow residents at Arbor Oaks. Anyone and everyone who was blessed to know Pat was touched by her grace, her faith, her kindness and her happy spirit.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased her husband, Vincent A. Boehm, Sr. and her sister, Mary Lou Cronin. She is survived by her cousin, Don Farnsworth, of Kane, PA, step-sons, Vincent A. Boehm, Jr. (Cathy) of Wilmington, DE, Thomas A. Boehm (Pat) of Erie, PA and James F. Boehm of Erie, PA; Grandchildren, Matt Boehm (Fran) of Mt. Joy, PA, Larry Boehm (Marie) of Casselberry, FL, Jeff Boehm (Regina) of Wildwood Crest, NJ, Eric Boehm (Gloria) of Bear, DE, Kris Balot (Greg) of Polk City, FL, Jill Sumner (Wesley) of Warren, PA, Jared Boehm (Yichen) of Akron, Ohio, Ashley Boehm (Lisa) of Erie, PA; 13 Great-Grandchildren; one Great-Great-Grandchild.
The family would like to thank the entire staff of Arbor Oaks for their love, caring and concern during her illness, but especially for helping to make the last few years of Pat’s life full and meaningful.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., at Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens. A Mass in her honor will be held on Friday, March 9, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Lakeland, FL.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent to Good Shepherd Hospice, 3450 Lakeland Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, FL 33868.