Barbara L. Patrizi

BARBARA L. PATRIZI, 77, OF ZIEGLERVILLE Barbara L. (Dresch) Patrizi, 77, of Zieglerville and formerly of Collegeville, PA, and Rutherfordton, NC, died on February 11, 2013. She was a graduate of Lankenau Girls School (1953) and Gwynedd-Mercy College. She was a nursing home administrator, floral designer, and talented crafter; always very thoughtful, charitable, and an active church member. She was preceded in death by husband, Pat, and sister, Edna Dresch Schoendorfer. She is survived by her stepbrother, Jeffery A. Dresch (Shirley) of Conway, SC, and brother-in-law, Frank M. Schoendorfer of Collegeville. "Aunt Becky" will be missed by her eight nieces and nephews, Frank Schoendorfer (Lynn), Dean Schoendorfer (Rosemary), David Schoendorfer (Mary), and Lori Dorsz (Ted), along with Amie, Nicholas, Andrew, and Matthew Dresch) and all of their children and grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Service on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 11 a.m., at Peace in Zion UCC, 204 Big Road, Zieglerville, PA 19492. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Peace in Zion, UCC. Jacob F. Ruth Funeral Directors, 8413 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, is in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Mercury on Feb. 14, 2013