Patricia “Patt” Janosik Masters, age 85, passed away at home in Mount Vernon on November 30, 2017. Patt was born on June 4, 1932 to John and Cecelia (LaBuda) Janosik in Cleveland, Ohio.
Patt grew up in the Youngstown and Warren areas of Ohio. Besides living in Ohio, Patt also lived in Washington, New York and North Carolina. She was employed most of her working life as a librarian. Initially, she was a librarian at the public library in Warren, Ohio, then as a hospital librarian both in Warren, Ohio, and in the Skagit County and the Northwest region of Washington State. She enjoyed reading and exchanging letters with family and friends.
Patt is survived by her daughter, Deborah Lee Fahey and her husband, Steve, of Charlotte, NC; son, John Lawrence Dahl, of Hay River, NWT in Canada; daughters, Dolores Marie Byrnes, of Rockville, MD and Laura Jeanette Dull, of Kingston, NY; son, David Mark Dull, of Charlotte, NC; and six grandchildren Janine Michelle Edwards (CA), Alayne Fahey Lyman (DC), Gavin Thomas Byrnes (DC), Daniel Alexander Dahl (Canada), Brigid Elizabeth Byrnes (Australia), and Diana Rosemary Dahl (Canada).
Patt was preceded in death by her parents, John and Cecelia Janosik and son, Randall Bruce Dull.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the donor’s favorite public or private library so young children can benefit from reading good books.