Barbara P. Blose

1642788_profile_pic[1]Barbara P. Blose, 80, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, August 16, 2015, surrounded by her family at Mulberry Square.

She was born April 18, 1935, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Mary (Walsh) and Ashael Pattison. She was the last surviving member of her family.

She was formerly married to Richard Blose.

Barbara was a member of Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church and the Rosary Altar Society.

She retired after working as a nursing home administrator for Blose-McGregor Healthcare for twenty-five years and then worked for seven more years as a counselor for Community Action.

She enjoyed golfing, reading, bowling, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Surviving relatives include five children, Deborah Mumper and husband Hank of Punxsutawney, Mona Sarricchio and David Hagelstein of Florida, Kathy Barnard and husband Richard of Greensburg, Gwen Miller of Pittsburgh, and First Sergeant Douglas Blose and wife Melissa of Camp LaJune, NC; eight grandchildren, Ryan Anderson and wife Kelly, Tracy Anderson and fiancé Michael Newman, Mason Hanley and wife Kara, Eric Manners and wife Melisa, Luke Manners, Jenna Miller, Adam Barnard, and Charlsey Blose and fiancé Steven Cashiola; and seven great grandchildren, Sky, Zakkery, Hanna, Ally, Briar, Anna and Phalen.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Robert Pattison, two sisters Mary Mitchell and Gretchen Pattison, and a grandson Nathan Farcus.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Monsignor Joseph Riccardo officiating.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made, in memory of Mrs. Blose, to the SSCD School.

Obituary compiled by Deeley Funeral Home.

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