Patricia M. Howard, 89, of Hellertown, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. Patricia was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 4, 1929 to the late Peter Michael and Julia Louis McCarty. Patricia retired from Newark, N.J., as a kindergarten teacher. She was a proud member of the Festival Choir of the Cathedral Basilica of Newark, N.J. 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.
Children: Peter Michael of Phillipsburg, N.J., Mary Therese (Paul Douglas) Harnett of Springfield Township; grandson: Eugene Thomas Harnett. She was predeceased by son: Eugene Harry Howard; and a granddaughter: Eilee Samantha Harnett.
Family and friends are invited to attend 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 HeintzelmanCares.com. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Hellertown.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Marywood University care of the funeral home, 326 Main St., Hellertown, PA 18055 for a future scholarship fund at the school.