Mrs. Patricia C. Pritz, age 82, of Muncy Valley, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 with her loving family at her side.
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Pat was born Feb. 22, 1930 in Philadelphia, a daughter of the late William A. and Bertha Flynn McMahon. She graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls, a member of the class of 1948. She married Thomas J. Pritz of Philadelphia on Oct. 1, 1955. Tom predeceased her on July 20, 2003. She and Tom resided in Philadelphia where Tom operated
Trico Metal Products of Willow Grove and were summer residents of Muncy
Valley since they were married and retired here in 1995.
Pat was a member of the former Sacred Heart Church in Laporte, now I.H.M. Parish and was homemaker, a loving spouse, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a member of the Muncy Valley Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, the Muncy Valley Senior Center and enjoyed all kinds of gambling.
Surviving are four children: Catherine (Chris) Fagan of Copley, Terry (Don) Markee of Muncy Valley; Thomas John Pritz Jr. of Roslyn and William (Kathleen) Pritz of Roslyn; five grandchildren: Michael (Ann) Markee, Brian Markee, Amy (Dan) Eberlin, William Pritz and Casey Ann Pritz; four great grandchildren Brandon Markee, Paige Markee, Christopher Eberlin and Mariah Eberlin; two sisters Joan (Jerry) McCausland of Marlton, N.J. and Kathleen (Tom) Hodgins of Secane; a brother, Michael McMahon of Quakertown; an aunt Mary (Flynn) Quigley of Roslyn and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a great grandson, Austin Bailey Markee and a brother William McMahon.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at St. Basil's Church, Dushore with the Rev. Joseph R. Hornick, her pastor, presiding. Interment will be in the Cherry Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 from at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore.
The family will provide the flowers and ask that memorial contributions be directed to the Muncy Valley Area Volunteer Fire Company, Route 42 Hwy, Muncy Valley, PA 17758.
To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com.
Published in Daily Review on Jan. 10, 2013