Pamela J. Lathrop, 75, of Bradford, passed away on Monday, February 16, 2015 at the Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
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She was born on May 3, 1939, in Brookville, a daughter of the late Herbert Sr. and Ethel Chamberlain Peterson.
She was a 1957 graduate of the Bradford Area High School.
On May 28, 1977, in the First Presbyterian Church, she married Lawrence J. Lathrop, who survives.
She taught swimming lessons at the Bradford Family YMCA and for the American Red Cross for many years. She enjoyed playing bridge with her friends in her free time.
She was employed as a teller at Northwest Savings Bank, Bradford, until her retirement.
In addition to her husband of 37 years, Lawrence Lathrop of Bradford, she is also survived by three sons, Robert (Lois) Burkey of Philadelphia, Grant Burkey of Washington, D.C., Lawrence W. (Caroline) Lathrop of Rochester, N.Y.; three daughters, Kristin (Marc) Bailes of Scottsdale, Ariz., Julie Swick of Columbus, Ohio, Michelle (Ronald) Tingley of Clermont, Fla.; one brother, Herbert "Pete" (Marsha) Peterson Jr. of Bradford; one sister, Susan Toth of Granite Falls, N.C.; many grandchildren; two great-grandsons and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one granddaughter, Melissa Tingley.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Mascho Funeral Home Inc., and again on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m., with funeral services to immediately follow with the Rev. Rick Price, pastor of the Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in her memory can be made to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York, Attn: Maureen Wopperer, 780 West Ferry St., Buffalo, NY 14222; or a
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Mascho Funeral Home Inc.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.maschofuneral.com
Mascho Funeral Home Inc.
75 Kennedy Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 17 to Feb. 24, 2015