patricia spencer
Patricia Ann Spencer, 71, of Weirton, WV, died December 11, 2010, in Mercy Hospital at Pittsburgh, PA. She was born on November 27, 1939, in Gilmer County, WV, a daughter of Lillian Cox Baker of Normantown, WV, and the late Lester Baker. Pat retired after 30 years from Weirton Steel, where she was a railroad crossing guard while working in the labor gang. A true animal lover, Pat enjoyed crocheting, knitting and camping. She traveled to California and Alaska, where she enjoyed panning for gold. When her children were young, Pat was involved with the Cove School PTA. Pat was a member of the Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church. In addition to her mother, Pat is survived by her son, Larry Spencer of Bloomingdale, OH; three daughters, Brenda and Jim Davis of Louisville, KY, Paula Skinner of Weirton, WV, and Kathy Crissinger of Wintersville, OH; three brothers, Orval Baker of Wintersville, OH, James and Lenora Baker of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Howard “Spike” Baker of Steubenville, OH; two sisters, Beverly and Larry Sprouse of Normantown, WV, and Debbie and Gene Hutchison of Centreville, VA; nine grandchildren, Zechariah, Lydia, and Todd Spencer, Wendi Kuster, Logan and Justin Davis, Desirae Oliver, Nichole and Cody Skinner; four great grandchildren, Zoey Oliver, Blake, Kendra Kuster, and Kayden Davis; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Tuesday 12 noon until time of funeral services at 2 PM, at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV Rev. William C. Stout will preside. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton, WV Share tributes and memories at

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  1. To Pat’s family, I remember so many good times with all of you and your Mother. She was so fun on the playground at Cove school. It’s a heartbreaking time and you will think of her all the time. Just know she is with you always. Treasure all the memories you have.

  2. Dear Lillian and family, Sorry to hear of Pat’s passing. She was a joy to all who knew her. I remember her from the day we met when I was only 8, and she brought much love and laughter to all of our family. A great friend and good neighbor, she will be missed. God give you all comfort, support and grace during your time of sorrow. My love to all of you.

  3. I was so sorry to hear about Pat’s passing. She has been fighting her battle for a long time and she is at rest now. I was going to come to the viewing but I see it is only 12-2 on Tuesday and with my work schedule I don’t think I will be able to get away. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. “Grandma Cupcake” you will forever be deeply missed by many… You were an amazing woman. Wendi and I will never forget all our fun times with you! Best wishes to all…

  5. Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Fathers house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going” May Pat rest in His promise.

  6. May God Bless You with special memories to ease your pain during the coming months. I will miss your mom as well, but will pull on my memories to remember all the good times we had growing up.

  7. HI I am so sorry for your loss . Grandma Cupcake you will be greatly missed by all . If you need me im just a about 30 minutes away .

  8. Kathi,Paula,Brenda,and Larry,Im sorry for your loss.Your Mom was a wonderful lady,so many wonderful memories of her as I was growing up.My thoughts and Prayers are with you all at this sad time

  9. she was a great lady and i loved her lots.she will be greatly forgotton.i guess god wanted her for a better reason than we did.

  10. Larry & family: Dave and I are very sorry for the loss of your mother. She will be missed in the neighborhood. May your memories of her help you through this difficult time and know that we are here to help if you need anything. Your friends and neighbors: Dave & Regina

  11. I have to say this is one of the ppl in my life I will ALWAYS treasure the most. not only my granmda but my best friend. She was great at everything she did. Very quick to forgive and easy to love in so many way. I will always hold her memories close to my heart. this is not a good-bye but a see you later. we WILL walk hand in hand again one day. I love you my grandma,my friend,my special angel.

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