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Wanda Kay Padgitt

November 2, 1936 — December 8, 2023

Marietta

 

Wanda Kay Padgitt, 87, of Marietta, Ohio, passed away Friday December 8, 2023. She was born on
November 2, 1936, in Marietta, Ohio to Howard Henson Metcalf and Margaret Mae (Babb) Metcalf.

Wanda graduated from Marietta High School in 1954. She married Frank Charles Padgitt Jr. on
September 24, 1954. Among her many talents, she worked as a cake decorator at Warren’s IGA and a
home healthcare provider. In her later working years she founded “Wanda’s Cake & Candy Supplies.”
Wanda was a member of the Warren Township Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. She loved spending
time with her family, admiring the wildlife that frequented her yard, visiting Amish Country, sewing
quilts, and teaching her grandchildren the art of candy making.

Wanda will be deeply missed by her husband, Frank Charles Padgitt Jr.; children, Steve Padgitt (Cinda)
and Richard Padgitt; grandchildren, Katrina Synave (Rich), Nicholas Padgitt, Benjamin Padgitt, Erin Miller
(Jason), Amanda Clark (Jonas) and Taylor Padgitt; great grandchildren, Mikenna, Aisley, and Adelynn Clark;
and sister, Judy Ray.

Wanda was preceded in death by her daughter Cristina Padgitt; mother, Margaret (Babb) Metcalf;
father, Howard Metcalf; brother, Willard Best; sister, Helen Schafer; brothers-in-law, Clyde Padgitt,
David Ray, and Don Schafer; sisters-in-law; Marilyn (Moore) Padgitt and Anna (Brannan) Best.

Friends may call Wednesday December 13, 2023, from Noon to 2:00pm at Roberts Funeral Home- East
Lawn Chapel, 27880 St. Rt. 7, Marietta, Ohio. Funeral services will follow directly after, at 2:00pm at the
funeral home. Online tributes may be made at
www.RobertsFuneralHome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Warren
Township Volunteer Fire Department: 95 Coffman Road, Marietta, OH 45750.

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Roberts Funeral Home - Marietta

27880 State Route 7, Marietta, OH 45750

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

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Roberts Funeral Home - Marietta

27880 State Route 7, Marietta, OH 45750

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