3/3/2015 – Patricia M. Cox, Clayton

Mrs. Patricia M. Cox, age 78, formerly of Solvay, NY, passed away March 1, 2015, at her Clayton, NY, residence.

She was born May 19th, 1936, and after graduating Jordan-Elbridge High School, she was employed as a secretary at Pass & Seymour, Inc. before coming a stay-at-home mom for 12 years.

After returning to the workforce in 1973, she was employed as an Executive Secretary to the Vice President of Kilian Manufacturing, Inc. for many years before resigning to enjoy early retirement with her husband, Frank, whom she married December 3, 1960. They were married for 49 years before his passing in August, 2010.

She was a member of Bridge Street Tavern and Solvay Moose Club before moving to the Cape Vincent/Clayton area, where she was a member of the American Legion.

She enjoyed sewing and baking.

Surviving is her daughter, Theresa Ann Campion of Solvay; grandchildren, Tobias, Rebecca and Erica; great grandchildren, David and Jackson; her sibling, Thomas Mokwa, Jr.; several brothers and sister-in-laws; nieces and nephews.

There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Cat Coalition of Central New York, in honor of her and her late husband Frank.


  1. Marcia Mingle Posted

    So sorry for your loss, she was a special person with a snappy attitude who always gave me a good chuckle. She will be missed.

  2. Michael & Jacki Cericola Posted

    Sorry about your Mother. Our prayers go out to you and your family in this time of need.
    Mike & Jacki

  3. Terry (Karpinski) Pontello Posted

    My condolences on the passing of your mom. My parents and yours were good friends (joe and Wanda). It’s always sad when I see connections to their past passing on. I’m sure they are having a good Polka in the sky!

  4. Valerie Sammarco Posted

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family, Terry. Sorry again for your Loss – I didn’t know your Mom, but that was a nicely written History of her Life with your Dad.

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