Patricia Lynn McDowell Pastories, age 69 of McKeesport, died on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. She was born September 19, 1948 in McKeesport, the daughter of Earl E. McDowell and the late Norine Taylor Jasper. She was preceded in death by her brother, Jay McDowell. Patricia was a faithful Christian who adored her grandchildren and loved helping people. She was a talented crafter and especially enjoyed ceramics. In addition, she was a member of the Clan McDougall Society.
Patricia is survived by her beloved, husband Elmer E. Pastories, currently of Bethel Park; son, Jerry (Lisa) Pastories of North Huntingdon; daughter, Jeweleen (Christopher) Hartzfeld of McMurray; grandchildren, Brandi, Jerrison, Elisabeth, Josiah, and Justice; great grandchildren, Trina and Skyler; sister-in-law Regina McDowell of Farmington; also, nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Service, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor 412-678-6177) from 1 - 3pm and from 5 - 7pm. Services will be held on Monday, June 18 at 10am in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Earlene Coleman officiating. Burial will follow.
Originally published June 14, 2018.