Patricia Mercedes Kreisher (nee Dougherty), age 86, of West Chester, PA, passed away on September 20, 2022.
Patricia was the daughter of the late Patrick and Hannah (nee McAviney) Dougherty. She graduated from Upper Darby High School and furthered her education at Delaware County Community College. Patricia was the first female School Police Officer for Marple Newtown School District from 1978-1982. From 1982-1989, she worked for Marple Township Police as a Record and Investigation Clerk. This past May, Patricia was honored for that work at a Life Inspiring Event Ceremony. Patricia traveled widely, cheered loudly (GO EAGLES!!), prayed faithfully, laughed often, and loved deeply.
Patricia was the wife of the late Benneville “Ben” K. Kreisher; step-mother of Cheryl Kreisher, Edwin Johnson (Linda), Vickie Gallagher (David), Barbara Johnson (Randall), Linda Fry (Fran), and Terri Hagendorf (Fred); grandmother of 10 step-grandchildren; predeceased by siblings, Robert Dougherty, William Dougherty, and Isabelle Greene. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation 10-11 AM Friday, September 30, 2022 at Saints Simon & Jude Church, 8 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester, PA 19382, followed by her Funeral Mass at 11 AM. Interment Glenwood Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, would be appreciated.