Patricia H. Weikert

HANOVER Patricia H. "Pat" Weikert, 78, died Monday evening, January 7, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of Maynard L. Weikert for 55 years. Born January 8, 1934, in Phillipsburg, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Leonard B., Sr. and Catherine (Burke) Hicks. Pat was a 1952 graduate of Delone Catholic High School and a 1955 graduate of the Registered Nursing Program at Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital, Philadelphia. She began her nursing career in the Maternity Ward of Hanover Hospital, and was later employed as a registered nurse by Dr. Leppard, Dr. Kirkpatrick, and Nutrisystem Weight Loss Center, all of Hanover. Most recently, Pat was employed by Evelyn Jones Antiques & Surprises, New Oxford, and retired after 17 years of service from The Palms Dry Cleaners, Hanover. In addition to her husband, Pat is survived by a daughter, M. Leslie Weikert of Rockville, Md.; two sons, Scott A. Weikert and wife, Kimberly of Loganville, and Mitchell P. Weikert, M.D. and wife, Patricia of Houston, Texas; two granddaughters, Katherine and Grace Weikert; and two brothers, twin Leonard B. Hicks, Jr. of McSherrystown, and Lawrence C. Hicks of Indianapolis, Ind. Pat was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, Hanover. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, her nursing career, her work at The Palms, and especially loved spending time with her granddaughters. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Hanover, with the Rev. John D. Schmalhofer Celebrant. The private interment will take place at Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover. Contributions in Pat's name may be sent to the VNA/Hospice of Hanover and Spring Grove, 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331, 717-637-1227; or to the ALS Association, 321 Norristown Road, Suite 260, Ambler, PA 19002, 215-643-5434, www.als<; or to the St. Vincent de Paul Church, 220 3rd St., Hanover, PA 17331, 717-637-4625. Online condolences may be shared on

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Jan. 13, 2013