Patricia Faye Vlad, age 98, passed away on September 22, 2022. She was born on September 11, 1924 to the late Roy and Josie Ball. At the time of her death, Patricia was the longest living general retiree from Warren, Michigan. She worked as a switchboard operator and retired after 20 years. She was employed from December of 1961 to December of 1985. Patricia was a hard worker and she will be missed.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 51 years, John Vlad Sr. and her siblings, Ernest (Elsie) Ball, Remul "Duck" (Thelma) Ball, Arnet Ball, Elmer (Katy) Ball, Rhoda Lee Estep, and Brenda Hughes. Patricia is survived by her son, John (Marie) Vlad Jr.; her sister, Sonja DeHart; grandchildren, Scott (Windy) Vlad, John (Stephanie) Vlad III; great-grandchildren, Alyssa Bruno, Darryn Buzzell, Alexandra Vlad, John Vlad IV; numerous cousins, and a host of grand- nieces and grand -nephews.
Patricia will be entombed at the Georgia National Cemetery alongside her husband in Canton at a later date.
Clark Funeral Home is honored to care for the Vlad family during this difficult time.