Obituary of Patricia L. Goyer
AVERILL PARK - Patricia L. Goyer, 79, of Averill Park, passed away Monday, April 25, 2022, at her home in Averill Park with her children by her side.
Patricia was born May 22, 1942, in Troy, New York, daughter of Edward and Lillian (Powley) Slocum.
Patricia worked as an Administrative Assistant for the NYS Legislature before having children and then was a devoted Homemaker for her family.
Pat’s greatest love and achievement was her family. She was a faithful wife by her husband’s side for almost 60 years. She worked tirelessly providing a loving home for her children and sacrificed much to care for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren for many years. She battled serious illness and great pain to ensure she was able to see all of her expected great-grandchildren enter this world.
Patricia was a 30-year member of the Poestenkill Hills Home Bureau and was a 4H Club leader for 10 years for her children.
Patricia was recently widowed by her husband of 59 years Richard P. Goyer Sr. Their love and devotion now lives on in Heaven.
Survivors include her loving children Tammy Teal (Christopher), Tina Goyer-Legenbauer, Dr. Richard Goyer, Jr. (Michelle), and Brett (Carrie-Anne) Goyer. She was the proud grandmother of Ashley Legenbauer-Sigond, Hailey Murphy, Brandon Goyer, Darian Morley, Brittany Salisbury, Bryce Goyer and Brent Legenbauer and 7 great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her calling Hours Thursday evening 4-7 at the Rockefeller Funeral home 165 Columbia Tpk Rensselaer, NY. Family and friends are invited to her Funeral mass 10 o'clock Friday morning at the St Henry's Catholic church 39 Old Rte 66, Averill Park, NY 12018. Interment will be in the Brookside Cemetery in Poestenkill.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Patricia's name to Grafton Rescue Squad, PO Box 2, Grafton, NY 12082.