Patricia A. Harper
Patricia A. Harper, 76, of (Glass City) RD Philipsburg, died Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born April 2, 1941, in Osceola Mills, she was a daughter of Ruth Chutko, whom preceded her in death.
Patricia was of the Christian faith and a homemaker. She was also employed throughout her working career with several Philipsburg businesses including: Charles Navasky & Co., Mid-State Airport and Lee Industries.
She was married for 31 ½ years to her loving husband, Elmer N. Harper, whom preceded her in death on January 19, 1989.
Patricia was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Moyer and Delphine Chutko; two infant sisters; and one great-granddaughter.
She is survived by seven daughters: Helen Chutko, Madeline Heichel and her husband, Terry, Ruth Templeton, Karen Wilkinson, Wendy Kelley, Malinda Graham and her husband, Steve, all of Philipsburg, and Ellen Gallaher, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; three sons: Norman Harper and his wife, Teresa, of Carlisle, Harold Harper and his wife, Jackie and David Harper and his wife, Doreen, all of Philipsburg; twenty-five grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Vaux and her husband, Tom, of Loretto and Jackie Sevetsky of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; one brother, Thomas Chutko, of Irvona; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 28, 2017, at 7:00 pm at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg, with Pastor Joe Muir, Officiating.
Visitation will be on Friday from 5:00 pm until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in Patricia’s memory to: Geisinger Health Foundation, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, Pa 17822-2576.