Patricia Ann Siegel Langnau (Pat, Patty)
Patricia Ann Siegel Langnau (Pat, Patty) 79, of Pensacola, Florida on February 24, 2023, succumbed to her enemy, cancer after a two-year battle. She was born in Jamestown, the daughter of Sam and Leila Ritch Siegel.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her spouse, Albert Langnau of Pensacola, half brother, Harold Eugene Wagner of Buffalo, and her brother, Donald Eli Siegel of Brighton, Michigan.
Surviving are her sister, Janneane Siegel of Mesa, AZ; daughter, Lauren Linder of Pensacola, FL.; grandchildren: Zachary Linder, granddaughters, Eviana (Jian) Tradio and Tahlia Linder; sister-in-law Patricia Torrisi Siegel of Brighton, MI; niece, Michele (James) Wedge of Salt Lake City; nephew, Eric (Jennifer) Siegel of Howell, MI; niece Cheryl Reinhardt of CO, nephews; Mark (Lori) Wagner of MO. and Dr. Thomas (London) Wagner of TN; 23 great nieces and nephews of Buffalo; and cousins: Barbara Siegel (Irvin) Gellman of San Diego, Dr. Rocky (Dixie) Siegel of Lakewood, NY and cousins: Marilyn, Karen and Ronald Rich from Jamestown; Darla Atkins Thurberg of Malady City, UT and two cat-children, Tuxedo and Zuzu of Pensacola.
Pat grew up in Lakewood, NY and graduated from Southwestern Central HS. In high school she favored English and drama. Following high school she got a BA in Education from SUNY at Fredonia and a Masters in English from Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh. Throughout her life she was an avid reader, writer (poetry, prose, editorials) and cat-mother. (At one time she had thirteen cats!)She not only cared about animals but people especially those in need. She resided in Pensacola over forty years. She wed there and taught in public schools and adult education. Also, she was active in the Jewish community as a Sunday School teacher and an officer in the local Jewish Federation. Pat will be remembered as a caring , generous, humorous person with a knack for creative writing. She will be missed by all who crossed paths with her.
Donations can be made to the Parkinsons Foundation and/or the American Cancer Society in Pat’s memory.