Patricia J. Tucker passed away Nov. 5, 2012, at 5:05 p.m. She was born July 6, 1931.After serving in the U.S. Navy, she traveled the country doing various jobs and meeting interesting people. She came home to spend her last years with family. She kept her spirit and sense of humor to the end. Words can never express the thankfulness and gratitude to Hospice of Parkview.Surviving relatives include three loving siblings, Robert Tucker of Tavares, Fla., Gloria (Jack) Mullett of Columbia City and Garthena Tucker of Fort Wayne. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Helen Tucker as well as her biological mother, Ola Gains.A celebration of life service will be held Dec. 2 at the Eagles in Columbia City from 1 to 3:30 p.m.