The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

November 9, 2013

Patricia J, “Pat” Rheppard, 68, Sunbury

The Daily Item

— SUNBURY — Patricia Jean “Pat” Rheppard, 68, of 253 Plum Creek Road, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at the SUN Home Health and Hospice, Sunbury.

She was born Sept. 30, 1945, in Sunbury, a daughter of the late Henry and Jean (Engle) Markowski. In 1976, she married Maurice “Pete” Rheppard Jr., who survives. Together they celebrated 37 years of marriage.

Pat worked at various sewing factories for most of her working career. She also worked for Holsum making donuts and in the sales industry, selling electronics.

She enjoyed making crafts, fishing, camping and working around her house.

Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons and one daughter-in-law, Henry and Bobbi Wiand, of Sunbury, Perry Wiand, of Virginia, and Tim Wiand, of Penns Creek; one brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Linda Markowski, of Florida; one sister and brother-in-law, Margie and Glenn McLearn, of Lewisburg; two granddaughters, Kimberly and Tabitha; three great-grandchildren, Izabella, Kelly and Jake; and one great-grandson on the way.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by one son, Harold Wiand; and one brother, David Markowski.

Friends will be received 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis streets, Lewisburg.

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