AUBURN — Patricia F. Duval, 77, of Auburn peacefully passed away after a long illness Thursday, March 15, at the Sarah Frye Home in Auburn with her loving family by her side. She was born in North Auburn on June 20, 1940, a daughter of the late Arthur and Alma (Haley) Cheetham. She grew up in the Auburn area and attended local schools there.

On Feb. 9, 1957, she married the love of her life, Donald H. Duval Sr. Soon after they were married, they moved to Lisbon and started a family together. After being a stay-at-home mom for over 10 years, Pat worked for various shoe shops including Bonan and Falcon Shoe.

Later on in life she became a CNA and proudly enjoyed her work and helping to serve people. She found much satisfaction in nursing.

She will always be remembered for her love of bowling, roller skating, dancing, sewing and knitting clothing items for her family. One of her standout qualities was her fantastic cake decorating. A quality so special, she passed it on to most of her children.

Pat was a devoted 26-year volunteer at CMMC and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She will be deeply missed by many.

She is survived by her five children, Darlene M. and her husband Donald W. (McLeod) Duval of Parrish, Fla., Dianne D. West of Lewiston, Donald H. Duval Jr. and his wife Donna of Port Orange, Fla., Darryl D. Duval and his wife Fay of Auburn and Deanna S. Duval of Auburn. She also leaves behind her two sisters, Mary Lawlor and her husband James Jr. of Auburn and Beverly Brown and her husband William (Bud) of Riverdale, Ga.; and her 11 grandchildren, Danielle, Dwayne, David, Sarah, Matthew, Kevin, Brian, Bria, Breanna, Devin and Dustin, 16 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Donald H. Duval Sr., a sister, Eva Johnson, and her aunt and uncle, Cora and Everett (Bo) Greenlaw.

Condolences may be shared with the family at www.thefortingroupauburn.com.

Patricia F. Duval

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