Patricia L. (Sweitzer) DeAngelo 77 of Muhlenberg Township died Tuesday morning March 6th in her residence after a valiant battle with a long illness. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her through her struggle and ultimately gave her peace.
Born in Reading, Patricia was the daughter of the late Geraldine (Schwambach) and William Larkin. She was the widow of David L. DeAngelo, who died September 8, 2005. They shared a loving marriage of forty-seven years.
Patricia was blessed with a large and loving family. Surviving are her children; David L. Jr. husband of Jacqueline DeAngelo of Blandon; Robbin L. wife of Barry Reichert of Riverview Park; Cynthia L. wife of Theodore Seaman of Temple; and Lucia M. DeAngelo fiancé of David Lipscomb of Temple.
Known as Nonie to her grand and great grandchildren, Patricia had ten grandchildren; Zachary husband of Amy Reichert, Nicholas Reichert, Danielle Delgado, Tiffany wife of Jeremy Smith, Daniel DeAngelo, Dominique DeAngelo, Danielle Seaman fiancé of Jon Drexler, Teddy Seaman, Patty Canales, and Ricky Canales. Four great grandchildren; Nathan Orth, Adalyn Smith, Parker Smith, and Preston Smith.
Nonie, was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her newest great grandchild in September.
Also, surviving is a sister, Bonny Larkin of Laureldale, and a brother, Thomas husband of Carmen Sweitzer of Reading.
Patricia was a graduate of the Reading High School, Class of 1958. After her children were all in school, she graduated from Bryland Beauty School. Patricia enjoyed forty-one years of service to her community and friends as a beautician, retiring in 2010. She truly loved her chosen profession. In addition to her work, Patricia was loyal to her church and God. Her love of her church and service to others was her passion. She cherished her Mission Trips to Ecuador and any time spent with her church family.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10:00 A.M. from Christ United Church of Christ, Temple with Pastor George Hege officiating. Family will receive friends at the church on Saturday 9:00 A.M. until time of service.
Viewing will be held on Friday 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. at the Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc. Temple. Interment in Laureldale Cemetery.
In memory of Patricia donations may be made to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation at www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org
Condolences may be offered at milkinsgiles.com