Patricia McGowan

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Patricia McGowan

May 24, 1948 - August 04, 2018

Patricia McGowan Patricia McGowan, 70, of Shaft, died peacefully at home on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.
Patty was born in Frostburg on May 24, 1948, to the late Leon J. and Florine P. McGowan.
Patty is survived by sister, Elaine White, Frostburg; nephew, Leon White and wife, Emily; nieces, Roxann Pfeffer and husband, Mike, and Rosella White; great-nieces and nephews, Cecilia, Sophia, Lauryn, Ava, Landon, Landon White, William and Charlie; and numerous cousins.
Patty attended grade school at St. Joseph's in Midland and was a graduate of St. Peters High School, Westernport, in 1966. She attended Catherman's Business School and later graduated from Allegany College in Accounting.
Patty was retired from Kelly Springfield Tire Company with more than 30 years of service in the business office. She also worked for the City of Frostburg for five years as a dispatcher for the Frostburg Police Department.
Patty was a proud member of Shaft Volunteer Fire Company for more than 33 years and served as treasurer during her career.
Friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Members of Shaft Volunteer Fire Company will hold a memorial service at 7 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Divine Mercy Parish St. Joseph's, Midland, on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Ed Hendricks as celebrant.
Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shaft Volunteer Fire Company, 19303 Shaft Road, SW., Frostburg, MD 21532.
Patty's family thanks her caregivers these past few weeks and the hospice sorkers from Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at
Published on August 5, 2018
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Tuesday August 07, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Durst Funeral Home P.A.

57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, MD, USA

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday August 08, 2018

10:30 AM

Divine Mercy Parish St. Joseph

19925 Church Street, Midland, MD, USA


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