ITHACA- Patricia “Patsy” M. Winston, age 76, of Ithaca, died Thursday afternoon (September 8, 2005) at Cayuga Medical Center after a short illness. Mrs. Winston was born June 16, 1929 in Allendale, SC. She recently celebrated 57 years of marriage with her husband, Eugene Winston who died on Friday (September 9, 2005).

Pasty volunteered at a local food bank and she enjoyed singing at St. James AME Zion Church, of which she was a member. She was also a member of the Ithaca Kiwanis Club.

Survivors include a daughter, Gloria J. Johnson of Los Angeles, CA and one son, Michael E. Winston of Ithaca; five grandchildren and four great-granddaughters; one nephew, Bernard Allen of Raleigh, NC and one niece, Mary James of Syracuse.

In addition to her husband, she is predeceased by her parents, one sister and two brothers.

Friends and family may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Herson Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday (September 17, 2005) at 1:00 p.m. at St. James AME Zion Church, 116 Cleveland Ave. in Ithaca. Burial will follow in South Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.