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Patricia L. "Bootsie" (McLaughlin) Sonier

April 14, 1960 ~ January 16, 2018 (age 57)

Patricia L. “Bootsie” Sonier, 57, passed away on January 16, 2018.  She was born April 14, 1960 in Frankfurt, Germany to George and Ute McLaughlin.  She graduated from Kenmore High School and worked as a health care provider for Summit DD. She served on the Board of Directors for the Chapparell’s Baton and Drum Corps for over 10 years. Patty was a loving, kind-hearted and protective wife and mother. She was a true animal lover and enjoyed New Orleans food and culture.
Patty is survived by her devoted husband of 26 years, Pat, whom she met in Germany; son, Patrick; daughter, Heather; father, George (Linda) McLaughlin; father and mother-in-law, Patrick and Jay Sonier; sisters, Claudia Mansour Abbass, Lesley (Tim) Bush and Lisa (Tim) Sherman; sisters and brothers-in-law, Robin (Jesiah) Reynolds, Michele Sonier, and Eric (Donna) Sonier; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home 3326 Manchester Rd. on Monday, January 
22, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m., where services will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m., Dr. Michael Rybka officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to One of a Kind Pets ( or Summit DD (, in memory of Patty.

Recording of Service

 Service Information

January 22, 2018

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bacher Funeral Home
3326 Manchester Rd
Akron, OH 44319

Funeral Service
January 23, 2018

10:00 AM
Bacher Funeral Home
3326 Manchester Rd
Akron, OH 44319

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