Patricia Allen Bickelhaupt, 91, of Pensacola, FL passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Formerly of Sewickley, PA and Birmingham, AL, she had resided in Pensacola, FL for 32 years. She was born on April 12, 1927 to her parents, Porter Weakley Allen and Margaret Cumming Allen and attended Bradford Junior College in Haverhill, MA.
She was an avid painter, professional photographer and real estate agent. She enjoyed helping others in her volunteering with the Junior League of Pensacola and Baptist Medical Towers at Baptist Hospital for over 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Porter and Margaret; her beloved husband, Peter Rawson Bickelhaupt; daughter, Catherine Bickelhaupt and sister, Barbara Allen Blackwell.
She is survived by her sons, Peter (Sue) Bickelhaupt, John (Suzanne) Bickelhaupt and Charles (Tracie) Bickelhaupt and daughter, Patricia C. Bickelhaupt; her grandchildren, Michael (Krista) Bickelhaupt, Sarah Bickelhaupt, Ian, Porter and Paul Bickelhaupt and Justin (Margeaux) Bickelhaupt; her great-grandchildren, Caleb, Matthew, Winter Rose, Alexa, Jonathan, Leonardo and Quentin Bickelhaupt; nephew, Bruce Frank and nieces, Margaret Blackwell Young and Jane Blackwell Graffeo.
Patricia was a remarkably vibrant and independent woman. She would always welcome a great conversation and relaxed with her reading, needlepoint and cross-stitching. She always had a smile on her face and enjoyed cooking meals for family. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and loved her family dearly.
A private Celebration of Life was held in Pensacola, FL. Interment will be at St. David’s Episcopal Church Cemetery in Wayne, PA at a later date. Donations can be made in Patricia’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org.