Patricia C. Pritz

Mrs. Patricia C. Pritz, 82, of Muncy Valley, Pa., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, with her loving family at her side.

Pat was born Feb. 22, 1930, in Philadelphia, a daughter of the late William A. and Bertha Flynn McMahon. She graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls, a member of the class of 1948. She married Thomas J. Pritz of Philadelphia on Oct. 1, 1955. Tom predeceased her on July 20, 2003. She and Tom resided in Philadelphia where Tom operated Trico Metal Products of Willow Grove and were summer residents of Muncy Valley since they were married and retired here in 1995.

Pat was a member of the former Sacred Heart Church in Laporte, now I.H.M. Parish, and was a homemaker, a loving spouse, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of the Muncy Valley Fire Co Ladies Auxiliary, the Muncy Valley Senior Center and enjoyed all kinds of gambling.

Surviving are four children, Catherine (Chris) Fagan of Copley, Pa., Terry (Don) Markee of Muncy Valley, Thomas John Pritz Jr. of Roslyn, Pa., William (Kathleen) Pritz of Roslyn, Pa.; five grandchildren, Michael (Ann) Markee, Brian Markee, Amy (Dan) Eberlin, William Pritz and Casey Ann Pritz; four great-grandchildren, Brandon Markee, Paige Markee, Christopher Eberlin and Mariah Eberlin; two sisters, Joan (Jerry) McCausland of Marlton, N.J., and Kathleen (Tom) Hodgins of Secane; a brother, Michael McMahon of Quakertown; and an aunt, Mary (Flynn) Quigley of Roslyn; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a great-grandson, Austin Bailey Markee and a brother, William McMahon.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Jan. 14, 2013, at St. Basil’s Church, Dushore, Pa., with the Rev. Joseph R. Hornick, her pastor, presiding. Interment will be in the Cherry Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, from noon to 3 p.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, Pa.

The family will provide the flowers and asks that memorial contributions be directed to the Muncy Valley Area Volunteer Fire Company, Route 42 Highway, Muncy Valley, PA 17758.

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