Patricia A. Barnhard

September 21, 1935 ~ September 19, 2019 (age 83)


Patricia Ann (Becker) Barnhard, 83, of Temple, died September 19, 2019 at ManorCare Health Services, Muhlenberg Township.

She was the wife of the late Jack Allen Barnhard, with whom she shared 49 years of marriage.

Born September 21, 1935 in West Reading, she was a daughter of the late Charles H. and Helen C. (Lanshe) Becker.

Patricia was a 1953 graduate of Central Catholic High School.

She was employed as a tax clerk with the County of Berks for over 20 years, retiring in 1997.

Patricia attended Calvary Lutheran Church, Laureldale.

She loved the beach more than anything, but also loved reading and doing word searches and cross stitch.  She was also an avid Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan. 

Surviving are her two children: Jeffrey A., husband of Lori Barnhard of West Reading and Lori Ann (Barnhard) Natale-Snyder, wife of Glen Alan Snyder of Laureldale.

There are also three grandchildren, Jaime Elizabeth Natale, Jared Barnhard and Maxx Barnhard, and three great grandchildren, Nathan Lee Moschak, Anna-Leigh Margaret Barnhard and Benjamin Francis Barnhard.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.  Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Laureldale is in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences, visit

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Humane Society of Berks County, 1801 N. 11th Street, Reading, PA 19604.


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