Patricia E. Althouse

August 14, 1944 - March 18, 2019
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Patricia E. Althouse, 74, of Womelsdorf, passed away surrounded by loved ones on March 18, 2019 at M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Pat fought courageously against Multiple Myeloma for the past 7 years. She was the loving wife of James I. Althouse, Sr., celebrating 55 years of marriage together last August. Born in Carthage, Missouri, she was a daughter of the late John W. & Victoria (Rakus) Gricoskie. Pat worked as the secretary at Jim Althouse Garage, Reading, until retiring in 2004. She bowled for Green Valley Country Club, enjoyed bingo, going on casino trips, and was a member of Zion U.C.C., Womelsdorf. Pat loved her husband, children, and being a Nanny to her grandchildren and great granddaughters. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sister, Janice wife of Lester Care, West Reading. She is also survived by her children – James I. Althouse, Jr. husband of Sheryl L., Wernersville, Kim Ann wife of Christopher Wilson, Sinking Spring, Jennifer Lynn widow of Shawn Seisler, companion of David Zielinski, Shillington, her grandchildren – Samantha wife of Jonn Essig, Jessica Seisler, Madison Seisler, U.S. Army Specialist Thomas-James Wilson, Dalton Wilson, Adrienne Althouse, Taylor Althouse and her great granddaughters – Kinsley O’Rourke and Madelynn Shefter. Relatives and friends are invited to call at Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM followed by celebration of her life service beginning at 5:00 PM. Reverend Mary Etta Mest, pastor of Zion U.C.C., Womelsdorf, will officiate. Interment will be private. It was Pat’s wish that flowers are welcome or contributions in her memory be made to Zion U.C.C., 12 South Second Street, Womelsdorf, PA 19567. www.kleefuneralhome.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Service Information

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Donation Information

Zion U.C.C.

12 South Second Street
Womelsdorf, PA 19567

 

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Born: August 14, 1944
Died: March 18, 2019

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Leon &Dottie Litzenberger posted on 3/22/19

Deraest Kim and Chris so very sorry to hear about your dear Mother. Please know our prayers and condolences are with you. Remember she is with the dear Lord and is in no pain and discomfort. God bless her and all of you. Please if there is anything we can do , please let us know. Uncle Leon and Aunt Dottie.

 

Marsha (Knerr) Sarfert posted on 3/22/19

Dear Jim and Family: I was so sorry to read of the recent demise of Pat. Being former West Wyomissing residents and getting to know your family as they attended West Wyomissing Elementary School, I would like to extend my sincere sympathy. Pat was such a sweet woman and I always enjoyed our conversations when we would see each other. God bless each one of you as you comfort one another during this difficult time. She is now in the hands of our Heavenly Father where she is now at peace. With Christian Love and Friendship, Marsha (Knerr) Sarfert

 

Vicki and Barry Gring posted on 3/21/19

Dear Jim and Family, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time. Love and prayers, Vicki and Barry

 

Vicki and Barry Gring posted on 3/21/19

Jim and Family, So very sorry to hear of the passing of your dear mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this most difficult time. She is at peace and rest. We send our love and prayers, Vicki and Barry Gring

 

Nancy Stricker posted on 3/21/19

Jim and family Barry and I send our deepest condolence's to you and your family. Pat was a very sweet person and she fought a very hard battle to the end. May she rest in peace and we just wanted to let you know our hearts go out to you and the famly. You will always be in our prayer's and thoughts. Love to all Nancy and Barry Stricker

 

Rev. Mary Etta Mest posted on 3/21/19

Dear Jim and family, We at Zion United Church of Christ in Womelsdorf are sad with you. But we rejoice with you that Pat is having a party with Jesus in heaven just as she commanded you to have a celebration party in her honor. Gradually, the whole party will move to heaven. Respectfully and with sincere love, Rev. Mary Etta Mest and the members and friends of Zion UCC

 

Bill & Melanie Balchunas posted on 3/20/19

Pat was such a beautiful person with a big loving heart. She had a great sense of humor and a wonderful laugh that will be missed. Our sincerest sympathy to Jimmy, the children, grand children and Janice and Lester. Pat will be remembered in our prayers. Bill and Melanie Balchunas

 

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