PLATTSBURG, Mo. - Patricia Mary (Gassman) Wolf, 63, a lifelong Plattsburg resident, passed away Aug. 12, 2019, at her home with her husband, Jeff, at her side.
She fought a valiant battle with cancer for six and a half years.
A celebration of Tricia's life will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Tinnen Town Hall, 117 West Maple Street, Plattsburg, MO.
Private graveside services will be held at Calvary Cemetery, in Plattsburg.
The family requests no flowers and suggests memorials to one of Tricia's favorite causes: Camp Quality, Hope Lodge of K.C., and St. Louis or St. Ann's Church, in Plattsburg.
Tricia was born Jan. 1, 1956, in St. Joseph, the fifth of eight children of Frank and Jean (McCampbell) Gassman.
Her parents preceded her in death.
She graduated in 1974 from Plattsburg High School and received degrees in Criminal Justice, Remedial Reading and Elementary Education from Missouri Western in St. Joseph.
Tricia and her mom owned d'Agee Florist, in Plattsburg, from 1974 to 1984, and Bloomers, in Lathrop, from 1985 to 1994.
She was General Manager at Plattsburg Country Club for 15 years.
Tricia was a lifetime member of St. Ann Catholic Church and a member its Altar Society and St. Ann's Art and Environmental Committee.
She worked at Plattsburg High School as a substitute teacher and paraprofessional in the Special Education Department.
She also organized golf tournaments for Camp Quality and Breast Cancer, and donated hair to Wigs for Kids and Locks of Love.
She loved working in her yard and in her garden, and especially loved her dogs, Spank and Spook.
Survivors include: her husband of 39 years, Jeff; siblings, Kathy Jenkins, Mike Gassman, Gregg Gassman (Pat), Peggy Bradley, Tim Gassman (Parke Wellman), John Gassman (Vicki) and Patrick Gassman (Cynthia); as well as many nieces, nephews, other family members and countless friends.
Tricia was blessed with the heart of a servant and in her element when she was helping or caring for a family member or friend in need. She will be greatly missed!
You may share a message with the family or sign an online guestbook via www.parklawnfunerals.com.
Arrangements: Park Lawn Lathrop Chapel, (816) 740-4658. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.