SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Patricia Anne Shasteen, 87, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at Salem Reginal Medical Center in Salem, Ohio.

Patricia was born on December 21, 1934 in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of Denton F. and Mary A. (Urmetz) Votaw.

Patricia was a 1952 graduate of Salem High School.

Survivors include her children, Sheri Forney of Salem, Ohio and Eric (Michelle) Shasteen of Salem; brother, Arthur (Gladys) Votaw; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Shasteen; four sisters, Kathryn Sanfrey, Margaret Balsley, Helen Votaw and Dorothy Allison and brother, Albert Votaw.

No services will be held.

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