Patricia A. Maher, 75, of Alton, passed away at 7:25 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at her residence.
She was born in Alton on Aug. 10, 1939, the daughter of Frederick and Rosemary (Stolze-Jun) Harshbarger.
Patricia married William Maher on Nov. 12, 1960, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton.
She enjoyed her grandkids and crocheting in her spare time.
She is survived by a her husband, William Maher Sr. of Alton; five children and spouses, William A. and Victoria Maher Jr. of Alton, Shawna and Timothy Murray of Seattle, Cynthia and Aaron Goodrich of Portland, Ore., Joseph and Jennifer Maher of St. Jacob, and Margaret and Patrick Hill of Edwardsville; eight grandchildren, Alyssa, Alina and Liam Maher, Shannen and Kathryn Murray, Caleb and Darby Goodrich, and Amelia Maher; and three brothers, Fritz, Ronald and Andrew Harshbarger.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, John Harshbarger, and two sisters, Debbie Harshbarger and Marie McNamee.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Memorials may be made to Marquette Catholic High School.
Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.staten-fine.com.