Patti A Shrum, age 59, of Cocoa, Florida passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at her home. A native of Jasper, FL, she was a 4th generation Floridian and came to the Cocoa area in the early 70's from Ocala. Patti worked a Kennedy Space Center as a lead engineer for most of her career and most recently for Thales as a technical writer. She enjoyed traveling and was a very talented person who could create and learn how to do most anything. She was a strong, loving, and spiritual individual who was always looking out for others and will to lend hand to anyone in need. She loved riding motorcycles and attending the drag races where she was the "crew chief" for Ray. She loved her dogs and all her family.
She is survived by her husband of 13 years: Ray, children: David (Shelly) James Celli of Titusville, Angie (Jerry) Thompson of Cocoa, Jason Celli of Titusville, Adam Celli of Orlando; brother: David (Diane) McLean of Titusville; sister, Terry (James) Eaves of Mims; and 6 grandchildren.
A celebration of Patti's life will be held at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals, and Receptions chapel in Titusville on Saturday January 12, 2019 at 2:00 PM. Per Patti's request the family asks that any who attend to please dress casual, rather than in suit and tie.
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