Patricia Neelan WEGNER

WEGNER - Patricia Neelan formerly of Port Washington N.Y. Died peacefully on January 13, 2013, at Taylor Hospice House in Ridley Park PA. after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Patricia was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pa. and attended Liberty College in Virginia. She was a dedicated elementary school teacher in the Great Neck Schools for many years, retiring in 1987. She and husband, Walter, enjoyed traveling and spending time together. Patricia is the Daughter of the late Vernon J. and Margaret Neelan (nee Connelly), wife of the late Walter Wegner and sister of the late James Neelan and Leo J. Neelan. Patricia is survived by her brother, Jack Neelan, sister-in-law Sharlene (Leo), nieces Susan(late David) Loyola, Joyce (Mark) Volpe, Margaret (Kevin) McGuckin, and nephew Richard (Lauren)Neelan, step daughters Karen (Michael) Pilant and Wendy Wegner. Family and friends are invited to Patricia's graveside service at 11am at Nassau Knolls Cemetery and Memorial Park, 500 Port Washington Blvd. Port Washington, N.Y. Arrangements by James F. Knoetgen Funeral Home, Morton PA. 610-544-0600.

Published in Newsday on Jan. 17, 2013