Patti Ann Ballwanz, 65, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at Hospice of the Chesapeake Inpatient Care Center in Pasadena. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Evelyn and Dallas Smitley and was a full time Mom. Family was first and foremost for Patti. She loved spending time with her family and she also enjoyed cooking, photography – especially editing & touching up photos, and she was a huge Orioles fan.
Patti is survived by her devoted husband of 45 years, Roland E. Ballwanz; her beloved children, Christine Toalepai, Tracy Covington, Roland Dallas Ballwanz, Adrianna Wilbur, and her step-daughter, Karla Morrison; her 16 cherished grandchildren; many adored great-grandchildren; and her loving siblings, Donna Thomas, Deborah Ruff, Teresa Smitley, Raymond Smitley, and Barbara Smitley. In addition to her parents, Patti was predeceased by two brothers and a sister.
Family and friends are invited to gather at Singleton Funeral & Cremation Services, P.A., 1 2nd Avenue, S.W. (at Crain Hwy), in Glen Burnie, on Wednesday, May 17th, from 11 AM - 1 PM. A Celebration of Life Service will be held immediately following at 1 PM in the funeral home chapel. Interment in Glen Haven Memorial Park.