Patricia A. Muffie

Patricia A. Muffie, 77, Cresson, passed away Wednesday at home surrounded by her family.

She was born in Cresson, daughter of the late Adrian and Margaret (Latterner) Buck.

Surviving are her husband, Ronald P. Muffie Sr.; eight children: Kathleen Muffie Witt (Richard), Maryann Casale (Jeff), Linda Spahr (Joe), Lisa Stombaugh (Darren), Ron (Dina), Amy Ebersole (Mike), Susan Wyland (Mike) and Tommy (Kim); and 19 loving grandchildren: Arina Witt, Matt, Andy, Adam and Sarah Casale, Gabby, Zach and Noah Spahr, Kristin Dunlevy, Austin, Ashley and Lucas Muffie, Alexis and Maddi Ebersole, Ben, Hanna and Sam Wyland and Josh and Emily Muffie.

She is also survived by a brother, Paul; and a sister-in-law, Nancy Buck.

She was preceded in death by a sister, LaVerne; and two brothers: Jack and William.

Patricia retired from the dietary department of McAuley Hall, Cresson, after 20 years of service. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Cresson, and she loved spending time with her grandchildren and “girls'” vacations with her daughters.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at St. Francis Xavier Church by the Rev. Leo F. Arnone. Committal will be in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cambria County Home Nursing Agency Hospice.