Thursday, March 30, 2017

Pat Sustar Passes

Pat Sustar 1954
Pat Sustar, a popular member of our class of "54 passed away yesterday.
That's according to her neice, Terry McSwain.

Pat was married to Dudley D. McSwain, CHS '55. Dudley, also a CHS graduate, passed  away in 1979.

Pat had been in a nursing home in Huntersville, NC for the past couple of years.


Patsy S. McSwain

October 10, 1935 - March 29, 2017
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Patsy S. “Pat” McSwain, 81, of Charlotte, NC, passed away Wednesday, the 29th of March 2017 at Huntersville Health & Rehabilitation.

 She was born the 10th of October 1935 in Charlotte, NC, the youngest of three to the late Brice Hadden Sustar and Banner Gibson Sustar.  Pat, as she was affectionately known, was Real Estate Broker and owned and operated Pat McSwain, Inc. for thirty years.  She later served as a property manager with Shamrock Management for sixteen years.  Pat served a term  as the President of the North Carolina Realtors.

 Anyone who knew Pat, knew she was an avid sports fan.  She pulled for her Carolina Tar Heels, Carolina Panthers and the Atlanta Braves.  She loved to sing and was a woman of deep faith in Christ and a former member of Green Memorial Baptist Church in Plaza Midwood.

 A service to celebrate her life will be held Two o’clock in the afternoon, Tuesday, the 4th of April 2017 from the graveside of Sharon Memorial Park with The Reverend Dale Shields officiating.  Family will greet friends immediately following the service at Pat's former home.

 Mrs. McSwain is survived by her two children: Tina R. McSwain of Charlotte, NC and Dudley Trent McSwain and his wife, Valerie L. McSwain of Statesville, NC; "adopted daguhter", Robin Gaw;  two grandchildren: Wesley and Taylor; one sister, Mary Scott Hill of Huntersville, NC; a sister-in-law, Kay Starnes of Charlotte, NC and several nieces and nephews.  Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Dudley Denton McSwain and a sister, Ruth S. Martin.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Pat McSwain Funeral Expenses at