Patricia “Pat” E. Wise, 83, of Middletown, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 27, at Community General Osteopathic Hospital.
She was born on June 7, 1931 in Middletown and was the daughter of the late Tomas and Elizabeth Kochmer Leach.
She was a lifelong resident of her beloved Middletown. Pat was the widow of Russell “Red” Wise and together they operated Red’s Snack Bar on Hoffer Street in Middletown for over 40 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved daughter Corkey Wise and dearest friend and companion, Steve Carlon; sister Ellen Yozviak, two brothers Harry and Joseph Leach, and half-brother James Betchel.
She is survived by a sister Mary Requena of Shiremansdale; two half-brothers Larry Leach of Middletown, and Robert Sheetz of Elizabethtown; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 7, at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Middletown, with the Rev. Ted Keating officiating.
Arrangements by the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Middletown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, 7790 Grayson Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17111.
Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.