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Patricia R. Carvell, 90

September 18, 2020

Patricia R. Carvell, 90, of Traditions of Hershey, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020. Born in Lancaster, Patricia was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Eleanora M. (Steinwandel) Fry. She was the wife of the late Walter B. Carvell who died in 2005.

A 1948 graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School, she worked for 30 years at Warner-Lambert Pharmaceutical Co. until her retirement.

Of the Catholic Faith, Patricia was a very social person and loved spending time with her friends. She belonged to various card clubs, enjoyed playing games, even participating in Wii Bowling. Patricia loved to decorate for the various seasons and was especially proud of her snowman collection. More then anything else, Patricia loved her family and was proud of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Patricia is survived by her sons, Dr. Michael C. (Karen) Carvell, of Hershey and Dr. William N. (Dongyi) Carvell, of Aurora, IL; 2 grandsons, Daniel N. (Jamie) and Timothy M. (Clare); 2 granddaughters, Elena and Erica; 2 great granddaughters, Julia and Talia, both recipients of their great-grandmother’s M&M treats; and sisters, Estella Hagmann, Brownstown and Joanne Gammache, Landis Homes. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Arlene Winters and Nancy Carello.

Patricia will be laid to rest in private services next to her husband, Walter, at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Rothsville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in Patricia’s name be made to your favorite charity.

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October 01, 2020

Mike and Bill, so many good memories on Center Street. I hope all is well with both your families. My condolences for the loss of Mom.
Kerry Stauffer

September 29, 2020

We are saddened to learn of the passing of your mother, Pat.  It’s funny how the passing of an individual can take you back to your childhood.  I can picture you all in the house on Center Street and all the great times together.  May your memories you hold dear to you help during this difficult time.
Our deepest sympathy,
Kerry Meiskey and Karen (Meiskey) McCracken

September 27, 2020

Praying you’ll know His peace and strength as you go through this time of grieving. I will always have fond memories of lunches spent with my mother’s Fry cousins….your mother, Pat, Joanne, Sis, Nancy, and my Aunt Vernie. With sincere sympathy, Peggy Slabach Myers.

September 22, 2020

So sorry to hear of Aunt Pat’s passing. We have many fond memories of her, especially from our visit to Lititz. She was a wonderful and generous lady – she will be sorley missed.
Mike & Karen Carvell (Winnipeg, Canada)

September 21, 2020

Pat was a wonderful neighbor and friend.  Pat and Walter seemed more of family members to us.  Pat will always be remembered by her gift of laughter and kindness she showed to others.  She will be greatly missed,  We often refered to as “Aunt Pat”.  Our entire family love her so much.  Her passing will leave an empty space in our hearts but will always be remembered.  We have many wonderful memories of both that will keep us through the years
Georgia and Karen Long

September 21, 2020

😪😪😪 My dear Aunt Pat, my dear Godmother, you were such a kind and generous woman.
I have so many wonderful memories of you because we did so many things together. Oh, how you are missed already. 😘😘😘
Susan Richardson

September 20, 2020

Pat was like an aunt to me. Growing up next to her was the best. I will never forget her coming over every day for tea and sneaking “Aunt Pat” treats to the dogs. They and I loved her very much. RIP Pat, you will be very missed. 

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