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Patricia L. (Dykes) Hepler

February 18, 1954 ~ January 31, 2019 (age 64)

Patricia L. (Dykes) Hepler, 64, of Bethel Twp., PA, formerly of Cadogan, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital in Pittsburgh.

A daughter of Robert Dykes and Shirley (Swartz) Ford, she was born February 18, 1954 in Kittanning, PA.

Patricia was a homemaker who enjoyed collecting snow globes, bird watching, going to yard sales and tending to her flowers.

Survivors include her mother of Cadogan; four sons: Toby A. Hepler (Susan) of Gilpin Twp., Corey M. Hepler (Elizabeth Smith) of Gilpin Twp., Jeremy W. Hepler (Lisa) of Gilpin Twp. and Christopher R. Hepler (Vanessa) of Parks Twp.; six grandchildren; a brother, Robert Dykes (Donna) of Ford Cliff; three sisters, Dianna Mantini (Marc) of Ford City, Lori Milligan (Jeff Dosch) of Kittanning, Cheri Crissman (John) of Allegheny Twp.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, William H. Hepler, only three weeks before her on January 11, 2019; her father; and a brother, Jeffrey Dykes.

Friends welcomed by her family on Monday, February 4, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051).  Funeral ceremonies will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the funeral home, with Rev. Ryan Pusch and Rev. Johnathan Potter co-officiating.  Interment following at Forks Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, 253 Forks Church Rd., Gilpin Twp. 

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