Patricia Louise Reichart


Patricia Louise Reichart, formerly of South Pymatuning Township, passed away peacefully at 6:10 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019, in St. John XXIII Home, Hermitage, where she was a resident for the past three years. She was 94.
Mrs. Reichart was born July 27, 1924, in Zanesville, Ohio, a daughter of the late John L. and Bernice (Allwood) Escover.
She attended St. Nicholas High School, Zanesville, and was a 1942 graduate of Brookfield High School.
Louise was employed by Bell Telephone Co. as a long-distance operator prior to her marriage and during World War II.
A homemaker, she was an active member of the former Church of the Sacred Heart, Sharon, where she was a past president of the Mother's Club. She was also a past president of the Sharpsville Blue Darlings girl's basketball team and a member of the Reynolds VFW Auxiliary.
Her husband, Frank J. Reichart, whom she married June 9, 1947, passed away March 20, 2001.
She is survived by eight children, Patricia L. Clark, of Transfer; twins, Rita M. McCaffrey, of New Castle, and Ruth A. Varcholik, of Hermitage, Monica L. Lauer and her husband, Thomas, of Butler, John A. Reichart and his wife Mary, of Hermitage, Daniel M. Reichart and his wife April, of Florence, Ala., Robert G. Reichart, of Linesville and Thomas E. Reichart and his fiancee Cindy Zedaker, of Hermitage; a daughter-in-law, Valerie Reichart, of Sharpsville; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She also leaves three sisters, Margaret Bartolin and her husband Harry, of Florida, and Bernice Stillings and Rita Motter, both of California.
Besides her parents and husband, Louise was preceded in death by a son, Michael F. Reichart; her twin sister, Lorraine Davis; an infant brother, John Patrick Escover; and two sons-in-law, Shawn McCaffrey and Alan Varcholik.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to Sharon Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, 1955 Shenango Valley Freeway, Hermitage, PA 16148.

Patricia Louise, 94, formerly of South Pymatuning Township.
Calling hours: From 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (5-15-19) in J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Service: Private service will be held on Thursday (5-16-19).
Interment: St. Mary's Cemetery, Hermitage.
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Joyce Brown
May 18, 2019
I cried upon getting the news about Patricia she was a special loving woman who had the best twin girls I have ever met. Love and prayers to you all.
Bill and Cindy Caputo
May 15, 2019
We will remember your Mom from her last days when she was sitting up and smiling. She was enjoying her family. Our sympathy to all your family. I am sure she is still smiling from above.
Kenny Conti
May 15, 2019
Our family always had fond memories of all of you and your parents! You all are in my prayers at this time.