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Patricia E. (Ernst) Dunlap

April 6, 1946 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 75)


Patricia Dunlap,75, of Bernville, passed away Saturday, April 2,2022 at her daughter's home in Muhlenberg surrounded by her loving family. 


She was born in Reading on April 6,1946 to the late Claude and Violet (Fichthorn) Ernst. She was a graduate of Reading High School class of 1964.  She was employed for more than 20 years with the Camp Industries in Reading as a knitter.  She then went on to work in the financial industry eventually retiring from the Santander Bank after 10years of service.


Patricia is survived by two daughters, Betty Jo Iovanna wife of Tracey Eppler-Iovanna of Muhlenberg, Theresa Miller of Birdsboro; son, Dennis Dunlap husband of Jennifer of Shillington; grandchildren Jennifer E. Palm, Laurie J. Moyer, Sahara Golden and Dublin Dunlap; great- grandchildren Nazzareno and Romero Herbst and Riley and Lincoln Moyer. 


Patricia is also survived by five brothers John, Ernie, Bruce, Norman and Leroy Ernst.


She was preceded in death by her sisters Gloria G. Schlegel, Betty Jane Ernst and Joann M. Demonet and her brothers Richard, George and David Ernst.


Services will be held privately at the request of the family.


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