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Patricia Maureen Cronin1,2

Female
b. 28 June 1950, d. 14 December 2007


Family Leonard Scott "Leo" McDiffett Jr. b. 5 March 1948, d. 2 July 2010
Marriage* 28 June 1969  St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Council Grove, Morris Co., KS, Principal=Leonard Scott "Leo" McDiffett Jr.1,3,2 
Children  1. Lori Ann McDiffett b. Aug 1971
  2. Renae Maureen McDiffett b. Jun 1975
  3. Mathew S. McDiffett b. Nov 1980

Note*   Patty is the daughter of John F. "Joe" Cronin and Lorna J. "Jean" Patterson.2 
Birth* 28 June 1950  Oak Park, Cook Co., IL1,2 
Married Name 28 June 1969  McDiffett1,2,3 
Marriage* 28 June 1969  St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Council Grove, Morris Co., KS, Principal=Leonard Scott "Leo" McDiffett Jr.1,3,2 
Death* 14 December 2007  Manhattan, Riley Co., KS2 
News/Obit 19 December 2007  Patricia Maureen "Patti" McDiffett

Patricia Maureen "Patti" McDiffett , 57, of Alta Vista, passed away Friday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

The family provided the following information.

Patricia was born June 28, 1950, in Oak Park, Ill., the daughter of John F. and Lorna J. (Patterson) Cronin.

Patricia was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She worked for the United Telephone Company in Junction City from 1968 to 1970. Patricia , along with her husband Scott, purchased "The Store" in Alta Vista on Dec. 1, 1997. She also worked for the Prairie Heights Day Care from Aug. 14, 2006 until she was diagnosed with cancer in Sept. 2006. At that time, she resigned so she could take cancer treatments.

Patricia attended Lincoln Elementary School and St. Xavier's Grade School in Junction City. She also attended Dwight Grade School and High School. She graduated from Council Grove High School in 1968. She attended the Simpson United Methodist Church in Alta Vista for many years. She enjoyed baking, music and has always loved the Lord! She had a wonderful childhood being taught about the Lord and so enjoyed the closeness of the big Patterson family with all the music, singing and dancing.

She married L.S. "Scotty" McDiffett Jr., June 28, 1969 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Council Grove. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include her parents, John F. "Joe" and Lorna J. "Jean" Patterson Cronin of Dwight; her children, Lori Ann and her husband Matt Cameron, Loveland, Colo.; Renae Maureen of Manhattan; and Matthew Scott and his wife Linda of Alta Vista. She is also survived by one sister, Peggy Siemers and her husband David of Waverly; one brother, Dan Cronin and his wife Cindy of Dwight. She is survived by her grandchildren, Cole and Kyle Cameron, Ethan, Khilyn and Teigen McDiffett . She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and one nephew.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, at the Simpson United Methodist Church in Alta Vista. Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday at the Penwell-Gabel Council Grove Chapel. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be given to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital or to the Simpson United Methodist Church in Alta Vista. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.PenwellGabel.com.

Published in The Manhattan Mercury, (KS) - Wednesday, December 19, 20073 
News/Obit* 21 December 2007  A funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 22, 2007, at the Simpson United Methodist Church in Alta Vista, Kansas for Patricia Maureen "Patti" McDiffett, 57, Alta Vista, Kansas.

Friends may call from 1 - 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2007, at the Penwell-Gabel Council Grove Chapel. Family will receive friends from 6 - 8:00 p.m. Mrs. McDiffett passed away Friday, December 14, 2007, at the Mercy Regional Hospital in Manhattan, Kansas.

Memorial contributions may be given to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital or to the Simpson United Methodist Church in Alta Vista, Kansas.

Published 21 Dec 2007.


Patricia McDiffett was born June 28, 1950, in Oak Park, Illinois the daughter of John F. and Lorna J. (Patterson) Cronin.

Patricia was a homemaker enjoying her children and grandchildren. She worked for United Telephone Company in Junction City from 1968 - 1970. Patricia, along with her husband Scott, purchased "The Store" in Alta Vista December 1, 1997. She also worked for the Prairie Heights Day Care from August 14, 2006 until she was diagnosed with Cancer September of 2006. At that time, she resigned so she could take cancer treatments.

Patricia attended Lincoln Elementary and St. Xavier's Grade Schools in Junction City. She also attended Dwight Grade School and High School. She graduated from Council Grove High School in 1968. She attended the Simpson United Methodist Church in Alta Vista, Kansas for many years. She enjoyed baking, music and has always loved the Lord! She had a wonderful childhood being taught about the Lord and so enjoyed the closeness of the big Patterson Family with all the music, singing and dancing.

She married L.S. (Scotty) McDiffett, Jr. June 28, 1969 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Council Grove. He survives.

Other survivors include her parents, John F. (Joe) and Lorna J. (Jean) Patterson Cronin of Dwight, Kansas; her children, Lori Ann and her husband Matt Cameron, Loveland, Colorado; Renae Maureen of Manhattan, Kansas and Matthew Scott and his wife Linda of Alta Vista, Kansas. She is also survived by one sister, Peggy Siemers and her husband David of Waverly, Kansas; one brother, Dan Cronin and his wife Cindy of Dwight, Kansas. She is survived by her grandchildren, Cole and Kyle Cameron, Ethan, Khilyn and Teigen McDiffett.

She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and one nephew.

To leave a special messge for the family, please visit www.PenwellGabel.com

Interment: Alta Vista Cemetery
Alta Vista, Kansas

Published 19 Dec 2007.

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Burial* 22 December 2007  Alta Vista Cemetery, Alta Vista, Waubansee Co., KS, Inscription: McDiffett
L. Scott Jr.
March 5, 1925
July 2, 2010
Patricia M.
"Patty"
June 28, 1950
Dec. 14, 2007
Married June 28, 1969
Parents of Lori Ann, Renae Maureen, Mathew Scott2


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