Patricia Ann Bilson, 78, of Paoli, PA passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 in Paoli Hospital.
Born on August 9, 1943 in Arcadia, New York she was the daughter of the late Maynard Poray and Sarah Whipple.
She was employed in pharmacy materials handling and labeling management for Cephalon/Teva/CDM for many years.
Pat was an active member of the Paoli Presbyterian Church, where she was a former deacon, and often participated in decorating the church and grounds alongside various knitting drives and projects.
Pat was a longtime member of the Philadelphia Rose Society and the DelChester Rose Society and served in many leadership capacities. An Accredited Arrangement and Horticulture Judge and Master Consulting Rosarian, she was active in the American Rose Society on the District and national levels. She was the recipient of the Penn Jersey District Silver Honor Medal, Outstanding Judge Award, and Outstanding Consulting Rosarian Award. Pat was a National Council of Garden Clubs Master Judge and a member of the Four Seasons Garden Club. She had been an active member and officer of garden clubs in Pennsylvania and Connecticut over the years. She was a speaker and occasional exhibitor at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual Philadelphia Flower Show. Pat was a talented floral designer and lectured on flower arranging for many Philadelphia area organizations. She also taught floral design at the West Chester Area Night School for many years.
She is survived by her son:
Jack Bilson and his partner Ellen Koenig.
Grandson, Ethan Bilson.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her memorial service in Paoli Presbyterian Church, 225 S. Valley Road, Paoli, PA 19301 on January 29, 2022 to be held at 11 a.m.
For people attending the service in person you will be expected to be masked during the service.
Flowers may be dropped off or delivered to the church as early as 9:30 a.m.
Alternatively you may make a donation, in Patricia’s name, to the Paoli Library online https://bit.ly/332BeKc
OR via postal mail at:
Pat Bilson Memorial
18 Darby Road
Paoli, PA 19301-1416