Patricia R. Nicodemus, 82

JULY 15, 1931-JULY 26, 2013

July 26, 2013
  • Nicodemus

Patricia Ruth Nicodemus, 82, of Little Orleans, Md., died Friday, July 26, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Cumberland, Md.

Born July 15, 1931, in McKeesport, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Earl A. and Ruth E. Mann Creek, and the widow of Joseph McFarland and Elmer Nicodemus.

She retired from the Washington County Board of Education after 30 years, teaching at Lincolnshire Elementary School in Hagerstown, Md.

She was a member of Piney Plains United Methodist Church in Little Orleans.

She is survived by two sons, Donald P. McFarland of Little Orleans and Keith A. McFarland of Bellsville, Ill.; grandchildren, Rebecca McFarland, Andrew McFarland, Alysa Love and Angela Robinson; and great-grandchildren, Asya, Jeffrey and Cole.

She was preceded in death by one son, David McFarland, in 2001; and two brothers.

A service will be Monday, July 29, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Piney Plains United Methodist Church, Faith Circle, Little Orleans. The Rev. Jack George will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Md.; and Monday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Piney Plains United Methodist Church, Faith Circle, Little Orleans, MD 21766.

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