Patricia "Pat" Wallace

  • Died: July 23, 2021
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family

Patricia R. "Pat" Wallace (nee Drain) passed away on July 23, 2021 at the age of 83, surrounded by her loved ones. Beloved wife of 59 years of the late George R. "Wally" Wallace; loving mother of Tricia (Wallace) Leypoldt; cherished grandmother of Ashley Pallanta (Frank), Kristina Hume (Alan), Heather Tracy (Scott) and great-grandmother of Bradford Tracy, Reagan Tracy and Hunter Hume; dear sister of Peggy Ingham; dear sister-in-law of Mary Ellen Rehm (Robert) and James Wallace.

Pat grew up in the Oxford Circle area of Philadelphia and graduated in 1956 from Frankford High. She worked for Bell Telephone Company until the mid 1970's. Pat was a Nursery School teacher at United Methodist Church of the Good Shepherd in Northeast, Philadelphia for many years. Pat was an active member of her Church and her community where she enjoyed being a Girl Scout leader, Sunday School Director, member of the Women's Society and Director of the Nursery School. As the Director, she implemented an influential learning curriculum for the betterment of the children. After Pat retired, she loved spending time with her family and friends.

Funeral services will be private. Family services by John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home of Academy Road. 215-281-0100.

In Lieu of Flowers, donations can be made in Pat's memory to United Methodist Church of the Good Shepherd, 10910 Calera Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154.