Patterson, 70, of 135 Hendrickson Road Danville PA passed away Thursday,
March 31, 2011 at Manor Care Health Services in Sunbury PA. She was born
October 29, 1940 in Lewisburg PA the daughter of Edward J. Barry of Danville
PA and the late Kathryn Bergenstock Barry.
one of the last graduates of Montandon High School in Montandon PA. She
graduated as a registered nurse in 1961 from the Polyclinic Nursing School
in Harrisburg PA. She was employed as a registered nurse by the Montrose
General Hospital from 1962-1972. She was then employed by Geisinger Medical
Center from 1973-2000. Carol was an active member of the Washingtonville
Lutheran Church in Washingtonville PA where she served on the Congregational
Council. She was an active member of the Ft. McClure Chapter of the D.A.R
in Bloomsburg PA. Her memberships also included the Order of the Eastern
Star and the Red Hat Society.
Carol had an
avid interest in history including local history and the Civil War. She
also enjoyed watching football, especially Penn State. Her greatest
enjoyment was spending time with her family.
preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Richard W. “Dick” Patterson
who died July 26, 2000. They were married November 11, 1961. She is
survived by her two sons; R. Shane Patterson of Danville PA and Eric B.
Patterson of York PA and eight grandchildren; Melissa, Matthew, Michael,
Katelynn, Sierra, Mara, Emma and Jacob Patterson. She is also survived by
one brother, E. James Barry of Hammondsport, NY.
and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held Monday, April
4, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Washingtonville Lutheran Church Washingtonville PA
with her pastor the Reverend Melody Sell officiating. Burial will follow in
the church cemetery. Friends will be received from 9:45 AM until 10:45 AM
at the church. Order of the Eastern Star services will be held at 9:30 AM.
The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to
either Washingtonville Lutheran Church PO Box 181 Washingtonville PA 17884
or the Montour County Historical Society 1 Bloom Road Danville PA 17821.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA.