Patricia Dee Spears, 78 years of age, a 25 year resident of Akron, passed away Friday, December 30, 2022. Born in Beverly, Ohio on June 4, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Mona (Ewart) Haines. Formerly of Mantua, she had been a 1962 graduate of Crestwood High School. She then attended the Gerber Akron Beauty School, following which she had been employed as a beautician in Ravenna. Patty enjoyed talking politics, and was a devoted Indians, Browns, Cavs, and Ohio State sport fan. She was a member of the Chesterhill Ohio Methodist Church. Her independent personality will always be remembered by her family and friends. Survivors include her siblings Robert (Becky) Haines of Kent, Rick (Vicki) Haines of North Canton, Linda (Robert) Thorne of Springhill Florida, and many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great- nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Spears, and her brother Ronald Haines who passed on October 12, 2021. No calling hours. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 2:00 P.M. at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 4668 Pioneer Trail, at the Corner of St. Rt. 44, Mantua, Ohio, 44255, with Pastor Robert Henderson officiating. Final resting place will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Mantua Village. A time of fellowship will be held immediately after the cemetery service at the Mantua Village Lodge on E High Street. Her condolences and memories may be viewed at www.greenfamilyfuneralhome.com.