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Louise Theresa (Patsche) Kenzora

July 4, 1916 ~ March 15, 2020 (age 103)

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Louise Theresa Kenzora, 103, of Bridgeport, Ohio, died March 15, 2020 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.  Louise went to be with Jesus whom she loved, honored, and served.

Louise was born July 4, 1916, in Bridgeport, OH, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Eppich) Patsche.

Louise was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Church in Wolfhurst where she was a member of the Catholic Womens Club.

She was guided throughout her life by her devotion to her religion and her family.  She was an outstanding example of giving of self to others.  Her example, knowledge, and wisdom were given in abundance for others to emulate.  Her hobby of knitting and giving the items to others was another example of her love.  Louise’s motto was “prayer, persistence, and perseverance.”

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank in 2004; infant daughter, Theresa; infant son, James; sister, Mary; and brothers, William, Carl, Joseph, Anthony, Victor, Lawrence, John and Richard.

Louise is survived by her four sons, Joseph and Raymond both of Bridgeport, Phillip of Springfield, OH, Paul (Connie) of St. Clairsville, OH; four daughters, Mary Pat (Howard) Dabrawsky of Benwood, WV, Judith Ann (Greg) Zawacky of Lynwood, WA, Joyce Lynn (Michael) Schramm of Shadyside,OH, Rita Louise (Mark) Roth of Bridgeport, OH; twelve grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Private Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, Bridgeport.

The family would like to express much gratitude to the outstanding friends and staff at Good Shepherd for their attention and care with love.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 68210 Neola Ave., Bridgeport, OH 43912.

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Mass of Christian Burial
March 20, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
68210 Neola Ave
Bridgeport, OH 43912

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