Life Story / Obituary
Patricia Ann "Patty" Naumoff (Manes) went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, December 30th, 2020, at Resthaven Care Center. She was eighty-six years old and a blessing to everyone around her. She was born on the South Side of Chicago to Joseph and Josephine Manes, who had immigrated to the United States from Italy.
Patty was proud of her Catholic-Italian heritage, which included frequent family gatherings and lots of food. She talked to everyone she met and was genuinely interested in other people. She was married to Nick Naumoff (deceased) for 54 years, and is survived by her four children: Judy and John Doherty, Louis Naumoff, Diane and Merle Throop, and Nicholas and Ellen Naumoff. She is also survived by her sister Nancy Pavich, her sister-in-law Suzi Naumoff and her eight grandchildren Dennis, Nicky, Julianne, Katy, Natalie, Riley, Morgan, Tanner, four great grandchildren Aaliyah, Aiden, Nila, Lilliana, along with many nephews, nieces, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her brother Tony Manes, her sister Joan Hardy, her sister-in-law Ruth Naumoff, her brothers-in-law Robert (Lalo) Pavich, Steve Naumoff her best friend Gerrie Nauracy.
Pat was a bank teller at First National Bank and the head bank teller at Security Federal Bank for 30 years in East Chicago, Indiana. Pat was a favorite of many of her customers, and they would often wait to get in Pat's line. She was a patriotic member of the women's chapter of the Republican Party and worked at the election polls for 20 years in East Chicago. She served on two boards in her town of East Chicago: The Park Board and the Planning Commission. She devoted herself to her family and loved them dearly. Patty set an example for faith in God, praying daily, and being involved in her church.
Her children want to thank the staff and fellow residents at Resthaven Care Center for their kindness and love during her stay at the facility. A special thank you to her favorite nurse Mike Pardon, to Rosa Salas and Debbie Sullivan, who led activities, and Reverend Leigh VanKempen for the spiritual guidance she provided Pat. Her family is planning a memorial service to celebrate her life in the Spring of 2021. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Resthaven Care Center 280 W. 40th Street, Holland MI 49423