Patsy Irene Barnhart, 66

September 26, 2009

SEPT. 23, 1943-SEPT. 25, 2009

CLEAR SPRING - Patsy Irene Barnhart, 66, of Clear Spring, Md., passed away on Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, at the Washington County Hospital, with her husband and children by her side.

Born Sept. 23, 1943, in Little Cove, Mercersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ira Moats Sr. and Mary Moats.

She had been a homemaker her whole life and enjoyed working in her daughter's shop, "From the Heart Gifts," and enjoyed all her flower gardens at her house.


Patsy is survived by her husband of 50 years, Kenneth E. Barnhart Sr.; two daughters, Suzanne, and husband, Lynn Thomas, and Pamela Barnhart, all of Greencastle, Pa.; one son, Kenneth, and wife, Kimberly, Barnhart of Chambersburg, Pa.; and four grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Doris Barker of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Shelb Hovermale of Hancock, Md.; and three brothers, Rick Moats of McConnellsburg, Pa., Kenneth Moats of Greencastle, Pa., and Ira Moats Jr. of Hancock, Md.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Estalene Dyer of Hancock, Md.

Funeral services will be at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown on Tuesday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Harry Strite will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

There will be no viewing.

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