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Obituary of Patricia A. Rybke
Hilton - Monday, June 26, 2023, Patricia "Pat" A. Rybke passed on at the age of 87. She was predeceased by her parents, Sibley and Antoinette Forkey Palmer and her brother-in-law, Bruce VanDerwater. Pat is survived by her husband, Clive Palmer; her children, Blaine (Donna) Rybke and Kim Rybke, Tammy (Matt) Money; her grandchildren, Antoinette, Annalise, Christopher, Zoya, Patrice, Dylan and Wyatt; her great-grandchildren, Autum, Ava, Alexa, Aurora, Arya, and Amirah; her sister, Elizabeth "Betty" VanDerwater; her brothers-in-law, Trevor, Martin, Gary, Jim, Tom, and Steve; and several nieces and nephews.
Pat was a horticulturist for Harris Seed Company for many years. Her pastimes included reading (a member of 2 book clubs), knitting, cooking, flower gardening, making jam, arts and crafts, and birdwatching. She was always interested in science, and she enjoyed watching her cats.
Visitation hours will be held Monday, July 10th from 4 - 6 PM at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, 735 East Avenue in Hilton. Pat's Memorial Mass will take place Tuesday, July 11th at 11:00 AM at St. Christopher's Church, 3350 Union Street, North Chili, NY 14514.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations can be made in memory of Pat to the New York State Bluebird Society, Treasurer – Box 883 New York State, Bluebird Society, Rouses Point, NY 12979-0883. (click on the charity name to link directly to the donation site)