Patricia June Bowcott
Bowcott, Patricia June “Pat”, 62 of Gainesville died at her home on Saturday, September 14, 2013. Pat was born on November 4th, 1950 in Evansville, IN and was an Insurance Claims Adjuster for Nationwide Insurance until her retirement. After retiring, Pat went back to work at North Florida Regional Medical Center in the Intermediate Care Unit.
Known affectionately as the “Peanut Butter Ball Lady” to many, she made thousands of them and loved to pass them out to everyone. Pat loved children and animals, and enjoyed being a caregiver to anyone that needed help, often saying after she became ill that she was a much better caregiver than receiver. Pat was a lifelong blood donor and became a fanatic about the Pink Ribbon and supporting breast cancer awareness.
Pat was predeceased in death by her father Alfred Wydau, Jr. and is survived by her husband of 39 years Andrew Bowcott, her mother June Wydau of Evansville, IN, her sister Colette Walinski (Dick) of Gainesville, her brother Dennis Wydau (Judy) of Shelbyville, IN, her niece Shannon Wydau of Shelbyville, IN, her cousin Linda Schnautz of New Castle, IN, and her favorite “nephew” Mags.
Funeral services for Pat will be held on Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 10:00am in the Chapel in the Meadows, inside Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central, 4100 NW 39th Ave. Gainesville. There will be a visitation on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 725 NW 23rdv Ave., Gainesville, FL, 32609, (352)378-2528.
We love you and we will miss you, Pat! Until we meet again, you will be beautiful in Heaven, as you were here on Earth.
Andy, I am so sorry to hear about Pat. She fought to live for a long time and I had been praying for her to be cured but I guess that was not meant to be . Hopefully she is at rest now. I know that you will miss her.
Andy, We are so sorry to hear of Pat’s passing. May your memories of the good times and Pat’s devotion to others, ease your grief during this difficult time.
God grant you peace.
Dan and Julie Hopper
Andy and family, please accept my sincere condolences. I had the pleasure to know and work with Pat during our Nationwide years and know how much she will be missed.
Pat, rest in peace!
Andy and Family, Pat was always so upbeat and willing to help others in need. I worked with Pat at Nationwide and it was a pleasure knowing her. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Andy & Family
We will always cherish the memory of Pat in our hearts.
Our love and sympathies to Colette, June, Dick and Andy and Dennis. May God help you all to find peace in knowing that Pat is free from her pain.
Our condolences to Colette and her family. Pat was an amazing woman who I will always remember. She had a lot of fight in her, but also had compassion, dignity, and grace. She will be missed, but we are happy to know she is no longer in pain.
Cristina, Jon, and Baby Bee
Our thoughts are with you. Know that you are in our prayers. Much love from the staff in Same Day.
Love and many prayers to my family in Florida. God bless and guide you through your grief and give you peace knowing that Patty is now with God.
I loved training you for IOU, I will always remember your strenght and love.. and most of all courage! miss you already!