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Patricia Jane Pardee

April 26, 1923 ~ April 23, 2018 (age 94)

Of Kalamazoo

Patricia Jane Pardee (Fry), age 94, passed away April 23, 2018 in Kalamazoo. Patricia was born April 26, 1923 in Gladys Park, CA, the daughter of Frank and Agnes (Swank) Lowe. For over 30 years she and her husband owned and operated the Pottery Mart on E. Michigan Ave. Patricia was also a school bus driver for 25 years with St. Mary's Catholic Schools. She was preceded in death by her first husband August Fry; by her second husband Arnold Pardee; by her son Lonnie Fry; by her parents and by all of her siblings. Surviving are three children Charlene Melnyk-Siebel, Marvin Fry and Lester Fry; nine grandchildren Laura Wilson, Beverly Montague, Matt Crosser, Nick Melnyk, Amy Fry-Arnie, Heather Fry, James Fry, Mike Fry and Jodi Fry; several great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. In accordance with Patricia's wishes cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or services. A private family burial will take place in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Please visit Patricia's personalized guest book at
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