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Obituary: Patricia Kathleen Colvin

1924 ~ 2004

Patricia Kathleen (Tuohy) Colvin, age 79, passed away October 16, 2004 in Murray, Utah from multiple myloma cancer.

Patricia was born October 28, 1924 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia to Edward Agustus Tuohy and Hilda May Harrison. She was raised and educated in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. A beautiful soprano 'Song Bird' from childhood; sang in the Chorus of the Sydney Australia Opera; sang in the San Jose California Municipal Chorus; directed and performed in many church choirs. Converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during World War II; a faithfully active, dedicated and contributing member thereafter. Married Orlin Grant Colvin Jr. in the St. George LDS Temple on December 27, 1952. Patricia was a dedicated loving wife and mother. She loved the Gospel of Jesus Christ, serving four local missions, Relief Society Compassionate Service, Gospel Doctrine Teacher and many other callings.

Patricia is survived by her loving husband, Orlin Grant Colvin; mother of six children, Dale Orlin Colvin, Bryan Joseph Colvin, Gary Val Colvin, Kathleen Blanco, Mark Orion Colvin and Karol Lynn Patterson; 18 grandchildren and one great-grand-daughter; Australian brothers, Ted and Bob Tuohy; sisters, Dorothy Emanuel and Margaret Borowy; USA: brother-in-law, Lloyd W. (Ella) Colvin; sisters-in-law, Carol Anne (Vern) Winter and Myrlene Merrill and their families.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 23, 2004 at 12:00 noon at the Hunter 7th Ward, 3372 South Merry Lane, (one block west of 5200 West). The family will receive friends at a visitation Saturday morning from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. prior to the service. Funeral Directors: Valley View Funeral Home. Interment: Valley View Memorial Park.