Patricia Harvey

Patricia A. Harvey, 56, of Rushville, formerly of Deland, Fla., and Poughkeepsie, N.Y., died at 3:45 a.m. Sept. 27, 2013, at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

She was born June 5, 1957, in Poughkeepsie, a daughter of Joseph and Edna Aldrich Briehof. She married John F. Harvey on April 28, 1974, in Poughkeepsie. He preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 2009.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Briehof Sr. and Kenneth Briehof.

Surviving are three children, Crystal (and David) DiBlanca of Goshen, N.Y., Elizabeth (and Tony) Scott of Stone Lake, Wis., and Jason Harvey (and fiancé Amanda Cain) of Studio City, Calif.; her sisters and brothers, Helen Crose, Howie Briehof, Vivian Belding, Joseph Briehof, all of New York, Matthew Briehof of Connecticut and William Briehof Sr. of Georgia; and two grandchildren.

She worked as a line server at All Campus Dining Center at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie.

There will be no services. Wood Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/2/2013

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