Joan L. Patterson

Joan L. Patterson, age 80 and a life-long resident of Collingdale, went peacefully home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 31st, 2022. She was surrounded by her loving family.

Joan was a graduate of Collingdale High School Class of 1961. She was a hard working woman with various job titles throughout her life. She was especially happy working at the Franklin Mint. Joan would often open her home to host people in need at the time.

She was predeceased in death by her loving parents Samuel and Dorothy Patterson, as well as her brother Richard and his wife Barbara.

Joan is survived by her loving children: Dorothy (Stephen) Reif, Kenneth (Wayne Lesher) Howarth, and Linda Howarth, dear sisters Barbara (Larry) Fatzinger and Joyce (Steve) Pallos, and cherished grandchildren: Angel (Max) Chackin, Stephen "Bubba" Reif, and Hannah Honey Reif.

There will be no services at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Wounded Warrior Project, woundedwarriorproject.org/donate or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, stjude.org/donate