Patricia Ann Barrow

PATRICIA ANN BARROW Patricia Ann (Varady) Barrow 69 of Bechtelsville passed away peacefully September 25, 2013 shortly after 4 p.m. at the Pennsburg Manor, Pennsburg after a long struggle with cancer. She was the former wife of William M. Barrow III of Phoenixville. She was born July 26, 1944, the daughter of the late Joseph Varady and Helen Kish. Patricia was last employed at Drug Plastics where she worked from 1977 to 1991. Prior to that, she worked in a textile mill in Spring City and various other part time jobs. Patricia enjoyed spending time with her family as well as reading, using the computer, card making, shopping and the company of her beloved pet Tigger Ann. Surviving are her brothers, Joseph Varady, husband of Cathy of Phoenixville, and Lawrence Varady, and sister, Carolyn, wife of Steven Eddy of Genesis PA; her son, William IV of Reading; daughters, Patricia A., wife of Bruce Schaeffer of Bechtelsville, and Donna, wife of Daniel Bartman of Boyertown; five grandchildren Kyle and Kristy Schaeffer, Damian, Demia and Dehleana Bartman; and great-granddaughter Lydia Davis. A memorial service for Patricia will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Saint Andrew's United Methodist Church at 611 Swamp Creek Rd., New Berlinville, PA 19545. Flowers may be brought or delivered to the church memorial. If you wish to make donations, the family requests them to go to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund at

Published in The Mercury on Oct. 2, 2013