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Patricia Mae Branche, 79

February 11, 2021

Patricia Mae Branche, 79, of Lancaster, died February 11, 2021 at LGH. She was born in Lancaster and was the daughter to the late Walter B. and Gladys Irene (Gantz) Dorsey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Branche in 2006.

She was a life member of Bethel AME Church where she was a Evangelist, Stewardess, and Sunday school teacher.

Patricia enjoyed her visits to Park City, getting her nails done, loved to cook, and her favorite time of year was Christmas. Most importantly she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by eight children; two sons, Lewis Wilson, of Dover, Shaki Wilson, with of Lea, of NC, five daughters, Rhonda Daniels, wife of Kevin, of Lancaster, Alisa Rodriguez, wife of Carlos, of Atlanta, Linda Diaz, of Lancaster, Karen, Dana Branche, both of Lancaster, and Alona, wife of D. Williams, of Philadelphia. 18 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews. Patricia lovingly cared for and helped raise her granddaughter, Briana Branche. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter B. Dorsey, Jr., Joe Dorsey, a sister, Marian Blackman, and a grandson, Tyshaun Wilson.

Funeral Services will be on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 11AM at Bethel AME Church 450 E. Strawberry St. Lancaster, PA, 17602 with The Rev. Edward Bailey officiating. A viewing will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Mellinger Mennonite Church. Flowers are welcomed.

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February 19, 2021

 Our deepest sympathy to Linda, Dana Branche and family. Always, God will comfort you and your family. 
Your mother was a wonderful Evangelist and Sunday school teacher. God bless,
Sandra and John Wright 

February 19, 2021

To Rhonda and Kevin Daniels and family of Pat…..my thoughts and prayers are with you as Jesus comforts you with His peace in the passing of your dear mother. Rhonda and I worked together at St.Joes/Lancaster Regional Hospital—Love and Prayers, Janet(Kunkel)Shirk

February 17, 2021

Sending my sincere condolence to the family 
Helen Morant

February 17, 2021

Our Condolences to the Family! Keeping you all in prayer at this time. 
The Weeks Family ❤😔

February 16, 2021

To Rhonda & Kevin Daniels; as well as the entire Family,
Our deepest sympathies on the passing of your Mother! May God grant you Peace and give you strength during this time of sorrow.
The Peace of Our Lord be with you all!!!
Shane & Dotti Bleacher 
 
 

February 15, 2021

Linda, Karen, and the entire family, we express our sincere condolences and sympathy. My the great God give you all comfort and peace today, tomorrow, and all the days to come. With Love,
Arlene Weeks-Hudson and Family from Church Street

February 15, 2021

My friends, I’m so sorry for your loss. I know just how you feel, may God continue to give you all strength in the days ahead❤️❤️🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾
Melanie Smith

February 14, 2021

My sincerest condolences to the family. Just know your mama is at peace. GOD has given her wings and she is now your guardian angel watching over you all. God bless you Dana, let me know if I can do anything for the family. Again, condolences to the family. Dawn C Boots

February 14, 2021

I was so very sorry to read of Patricia’s passing. My deepest sympathies to you all! Stephanie Cristoaica  

February 14, 2021

Condolances from Robert and Patricia Taylor

February 14, 2021

Loved Aunt Tressie❤️ May you Rest In Peace. Deepest condolences to my cousins as family. Blessings of love 🙏🏾

February 14, 2021

My sincere and deepest condolences to my cousins Rhonda Alisa Gene Linda Karen Dana and all the Grandchildren May the love of GOD and his peace comfort you all in the loss of AUNTIE TERESA i will miss all the videos of her love you Aunt im praying GOD will strengthen you and keep you in his perfect peace in JESUS NAME AMEN Love you all Twana Mccullough

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Friday, February 19, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bethel AME Church
450 East Strawberry Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
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Lancaster, PA 17602
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