Patricia Ann Cleary "Pat" age 75 of Collingdale passed away suddenly on November 18, 2018.
Born in Drexel Hill, PA., She was a graduate of Archbishop Prendergast High School class of 1961.
She formerly worked for Provident Bank as a teller and JC Penny as a sales clerk.
Pat was the first female lifetime member of Collingdale Fire Company #1, where she was part of the team that put together an award winning fire prevention unit.
After her husband's passing in1988, Pat's biggest enjoyments were her family, friends and serving the community through the Fire Company.
She is predeceased by her husband John F. Cleary and her daughter Catherine Cleary, father Dominic DiGaetano
Survivors: loving mother of Patricia C. Cleary, John J. (Kathy) Cleary, Robert S. (Erin) Cleary, cherished grandmother of Danielle, Courtney, Zach, Makensie and Ryan and great grandmother of Kieran, beloved daughter of Clare DiGaetano,dear sister of Norma (Tom), William (Michelle) and Robert (Debbie).
Funeral Mass: 10:30am Saturday November 24 at St Joseph Church, 500 Woodlawn Ave. Collingdale, PA. 19023
Viewing: Friday 6-8pm and Sat 9-10am both are held at McCausland Garrity Marchesani Funeral Home, 343 S. Chester Pike Glenolden, PA 19036.
Burial: will be held privately at a later date at St Charles Borromeo Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers to the American Diabetes Foundation, P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116 - 7023 or Collingdale Fire Co #1. 510 Clifton Ave, Collingdale, PA 19023
Online Condolences: www.mcgfh.com