Patricia M. Kwetkauskie, 66, of Drums, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 4, 2019 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore following a ten-month illness.
Born in Washington, DC, July 10, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Katherine (Sweeny) Manning and spent the past 43 years in Drums after residing in several places, while her husband was serving in the military.
Pat attended Villa Julie College and Penn State University. She worked as a Trainer/Educator for the Delaware Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, and was recipient of the Council's Vision of Peace Award. She had previously worked at the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She was a member of Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church, Drums and the Drums Lioness Lions Club.
Surviving are her husband John, to whom she was married on May 13, 1972 in Pikesville, MD; two children Lara Kwetkauskie, Milton, DE; and Brian Kwetkauskie, his wife Elizabeth, and their daughter Brianna, Valrico, FL; brothers and sisters Thomas Manning, Cockeysville, MD; Michael Manning and his wife Sandra, Manchester, MD; Marianne Lancaster and her wife Susan Swanson, Mechanicsburg, PA; Kay Lane, Murfreesboro, TN; Lisa Manning-Worthington, and her husband John Worthington, Louisville, KY; Rose Katis, McSherrystown, PA; Frank Manning and his husband John Downs, Frederick, MD; Jeannine Sperlein and her husband Dave Sperlein, Manchester, MD; and Theresa Kaderabek, McSherrystown, PA; and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in Good Shepherd RC Church, 87 S. Hunter Highway, Drums. Friends may call at the church Tuesday morning from 10 am until the time of the Mass. Interment will take place privately.
Memorial donations may be made to The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, 500 N. King St, Suite 700, Wilmington, DE 19801, Attn: PK Memorial Fund.
Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East) 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com
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