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Patricia Harpring Hagan

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Hagan, Patricia Harpring,

age 79, passed away at her home surrounded by her children.

Born in Louisville November 6, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Charles and Dorothy Dolan Harpring.

Pat attended Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville and was a graduate of the Parsons School of Design in New York and its European branches and was an Interior Designer in Louisville and other cities for over 50 years. She was a signature member and past president of the Kentucky Watercolor Society and has paintings in numerous local galleries and private collections across the country. As member of Aqueous, She was the recipient of painting awards and accolades including the Castleman, Cherokee Triangle prize. She was a valued member of many art organizations as she worked in oil, acrylic and pastel as well as watercolor. She was known to be a gracious hostess who was helpful, unerringly kind and had a fantastic sense of humor.

The organizer of the KWS Plein Air group, She helped to create Brush with Nature which is now known as the most active Watercolor & artist group of its kind in Louisville.

Pat was also a member of St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church; More than anything else, Pat enjoyed being a mother.

Pat is preceded in Death by her Husband, Dr. Thomas Willett Hagan M.D.

She has a very close knit family and is survived by her children, Colleen Hagan Compton, (Danny) their children, Heather, Cody (Sarah) and Heidi; Alice Hagan Taylor, (Todd) their children, Benjamin, Nicholas and Wesley; Kate Hagan Croce, (Paul) their children, Thomas, Jack, Elizabeth and Matthew; Sean Thomas Hagan, (Melissa) their children, Amelia and Piper. Her three brothers: Thomas Harpring (Gloria), Mike Harpring (Eileen) and Kevin Harpring (Laurie); 2 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 2pm -8pm on Tuesday at Ratterman Brothers, East Louisville, 12900 Shelbyville Road. Mass will be 1:30 pm Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church, 1104 South 6th Street on Wednesday, July 26th. Burial will follow at Cave Hill Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Norton Cancer Center, or to St. Louis Bertrand Church. Online condolences may be left at
Published in The Courier-Journal from July 24 to July 26, 2017
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