Ms. Patricia Wittman Matthews, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, left this world on April 16, 2017. Patty was born in Marshfield, WI, on February 10, 1959, and her family moved to Lake Wales, FL, in 1962. She was raised in Lake Wales, and settled in the Ponte Vedra area with her daughter, Karla Matthews Donovan, and her family. Patty has been in the Health Care Profession for many years, working in Winter Haven, Bartow, and Charleston, SC. As a Registered Nurse, she was currently employed by the Memorial Hospital Jacksonville. Patty was a graduate of Lake Wales High School and received a Master’s Degree in Nursing from Florida Southern College. Patty has always been known for her very outgoing and cheerful personality; always willing to help others and she has influenced the life of many as a compassionate health care provider. Patty devoted her life to her daughter and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Karla Donovan; father, Jerome; brother, Karl. She is survived by her two grandchildren, Aidan and Reese Donovan; mother, Betty Wittman; three brothers, Charles, Duane and Michael; three sisters, Sandra, Janice and Karen. The family will receive friends from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM and will conduct a Memorial Service from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Saturday, April 22, at the Ponte Vedra Valley Chapel at 4750 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida.