Patricia A. Finch
06/06/1946 - 01/24/2019
Patricia A. Finch, 72, of Hanover, died on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Homewood at Plum Creek Nursing Center, Hanover. She was the wife of the late Walter G. Finch. Born June 6, 1946 in Hanover, she was the daughter of the late Francis E. and Margaret A. (McCaney) Reed. Pat was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hanover and worked as a teacher most of her life. Surviving are four sisters, Margaret Garbarino and Frances Reed both of Hanover, JoAnne Wolo of Farmington, MO and Susanne Castellucci of Nashua, NH and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Anne Marie Reed. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 18, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hanover with Rev. Msgr. James Lyons as celebrant. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Edgegrove. Friends and relatives will be received 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown with prayers at 5:00 p.m. Contributions in memory of Pat may be made to VNA/Hospice, 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331 or Hanover Area Council of Churches, 136 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331.
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Posted at:02/19/2019 5:05 pm
Posted at:02/15/2019 4:04 pm
Gwendolyn Bailey Jackson
To the Reed Sisters,
Pat was my co-worker and a fantastic friend - such a good person. I hope you feel comfort by knowing how special she was to so many people. Peace and blessings to you all.
Posted at:02/09/2019 1:01 pm
To Pat's sisters and family I wish God's peace and comfort.
I didn't know Pat well but always enjoyed our conversations. She had a calm presence and a sweet spirit.
Posted at:02/06/2019 12:12 pm
Ted and Freda Bortner
Our deepest sympathy to all of Pat's sisters and extended family. She was the best neighbor anyone could ask for. She will be missed as we always enjoyed seeing her in the yard and stopping to chat.
Our love and blessings to all of you
Ted and Freda Bortner
Posted at:02/05/2019 9:09 pm
To the Pat Finch Family and Friends,
We just had to give our sympathy to the family. Pat was a friend at Hillside in the pool. She was a GRAND and BEAUTIFUL lady inside and outside. So glad she touched our LIVES.
Posted at:02/03/2019 2:02 pm
Carla Weaver Lehr
to all the Reed girls, we are sorry for your loss. I will miss Pat in the pool, and our talks, and our medical info we helped each other with. God Bless; Carla & Mike Lehr; Suzette Little & Vonnie Smith (all sisters to)
Posted at:01/31/2019 7:07 pm
Peggy & Family,
Again, our deepest sympathy to you, Frankie, and families. Pat was a fantastic lady. We will truly miss her. May she be at peace in Gods house.
Tim & Dana
Posted at:01/31/2019 8:08 pm
Beloved Pat. I miss the spontaneous phone calls and texts. The shoe shopping, lunches and deep discussions about life's challenges. You never met a person you did not develop a personal relationship with. Sympathy to your family. You are missed.
Posted at:02/01/2019 10:10 am
My sincerest sympathies to Pat's family. Pat and I were high school friends and were able to reconnect when returned to the area. Will miss our lunches with her. She was a wonderful friend and will be missed much. Love and prayers, Evy
Posted at:02/01/2019 2:02 pm
Fran, Margaret, JoAnne and Susanne,
Please know you have my utmost heartfelt sympathies. I know Pat was so grateful for all of you, and all of her friends. Of all of the women I have known in my life, Pat is by far, one of the greatest influential women in my life, especially the past 9 years. Her wisdom, honesty, encouragement, guidance, generosity, time, and prayers, mean more to me than I can ever express. I have been truly blessed with all of our experiences, love, and laughter. She was the person who would give the shirt off of her back; actually, one day she took off her necklace and gave it to me.
Love and Many Blessings.