Patricia M. Howard

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Patricia M. Howard, 89, of Hellertown, Pennsylvania, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill.

Patricia was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 4, 1929, to the late Peter Michael and Julia Louis McCarty. Patricia retired from Newark, New Jersey, as a kindergarten teacher. She was a proud member of the Festival Choir of the Cathedral Basilica of Newark, New Jersey. She was a member of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Hellertown. Patricia was an avid reader, loved poetry, and enjoyed the arts.

Patricia is survived by her children, Peter Michael of Phillipsburg, New Jersey; Mary Therese (Paul Douglas) Harnett of Springfield Township; and a grandson, Eugene Thomas Harnett. She was predeceased by a son, Eugene Harry Howard and a granddaughter, Eilee Samantha Harnett.

Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 1408 Easton Road, Hellertown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc.,Hellertown.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Marywood University in care of the funeral home, 326 Main Street, Hellertown, PA 18055, for a futurescholarshipfundatMarywood College.

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