Patsy A. HaywardPatsy A. Hayward, age 68, of Lodi passed away at home on Sunday, February 19, 2017.
 
The family will be present to receive friends from 10:00am to Noon on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Covert Funeral Home, 7199 So. Main Street, Ovid. A Memorial Service will immediately follow at Noon at the funeral home. The family asks those that would like to make a contribution in Patsy’s memory to kindly consider the American Diabetes Association.
 
Patsy was born in Seneca Falls on October 5, 1948, a daughter of the late Harold “Mick” and Vivian (Lathrop) Martz. She worked in food service at Willard Psychiatric Center and then at the Drug Treatment Center where she was known for baking delicious brownies, peanut butter fudge, and brittle. Patsy enjoyed playing euchre at the American Legion, always bringing baked goodies to the games. Her grandchildren will fondly remember baking cookies and lollipop cookies together.
 
Patsy is survived by her husband of 44 years, Earl Hayward of Lodi; daughter, Kimberly (Bill) Armitage of Marathon; two grandsons, Liam and Lance Armitage; honorary granddaughter, Aven Bowers; two brothers, Theodore (Gwen) Martz of Baldwinsville and Thomas (Agnes) Martz of Talbotton, GA; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.