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BILKEY - Patricia 83, of Vero Beach, FL, previously from Buffalo, NY, died April 23, 2017. Born April 18, 1934 in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of the late William C. Rott, Sr. and the late Marie Rott. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, George Henry Bilkey, Jr. Also surviving are her children: Jacquelyn (Don) Lindsey of Huntington, IN; George Bilkey III, Susanne (Rick) Zelawski and Teresa (Michael) Luksch all of Buffalo, NY; Darlene (Timothy) LaGue, Maureen Schlitt (Jessica Pomar) and Mary Williams (Bryan Tucker) all of Vero Beach, FL; and her four brothers: William Rott, James Rott, Gerald Rott and John Rott. She was preceded in death by her son Joseph Bilkey and her twin sister Margaret Manning. She has 20 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She attended Empire State College and worked as a social worker at various governmental agencies. She volunteered in numerous church and community organizations. A Funeral Mass was celebrated in Vero Beach, FL. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in her honor on August 5, 2017 at 10 AM at St. Timothy's Church in Tonawanda, NY.