Patricia Ann Irvine, age 77, of Millcreek, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013 at St. Vincent Health Center. She was born in Bradford, Pa. on September 9, 1935, daughter of the late Leonard and Mary Irvine. Pat was employed with Bell Telephone Co. for over 40 years, in the telephone operations department, until her retirement. She was a member of the Bell Pioneers and the Red Hat Society. Pat was an avid knitter, and did fine needlework. She also kept alive the art of handwritten letters. Pat is survived by one sister, Jean Irvine Kindland; one brother, Leonard J. Irvine (Maxine); dear friends, Jan and Ray Hatfield, Yvonne "Gussy" Klick, and her Schenley neighborhood friends; many nieces and nephews; and her cat, "Goose." Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and are invited to attend a Funeral Service there on Wednesday at 11 a.m., conducted by Rev. Brian Moran of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. Private interment will be in Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the ANNA Shelter, 1555 East 10th St., Erie, PA 16511 or the
- Erie Unit, 2115 West 38th St., Erie, PA 16508. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 27, 2013