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Patricia Ann Koch February 8, 1947 - January 7, 2022

   Patricia Ann Koch, 74 of Cogan Station passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 at home with her family.  Patricia and her husband Donald L. Koch, Sr. were married on October 26, 1968 and celebrated 53 years together.
   She was born on February 8, 1947 and was the daughter Frank Robert and Helen Arlene Miller Welshans.
      Patricia was a 1965 graduate of Williamsport High School.  She was a member of Fairlawn Community Church and enjoyed cross stitching.  Patricia worked for McDonalds on Lycoming Creek Road for over 27 years as a cashier.
   In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, LeAnn (Bob), Donald (Holly), Josh (Misha); four brothers and sisters, Barbara Randolph, Randy (Joann) Welshans, Cindy (Steven) Mann, Kent Welshans; ten grandchildren Zak, Miranda, Robby (Katie), Julye, Zane, Jordyn, Ryan, Destini, Aria, and Roman; four great grandchildren, Carson, Elijah, Skylynd, and Atlas.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Fairlawn Community Church, 353 Pleasant Hill Rd., Cogan Station, PA 17728 with Pastor Steve Cutter officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 2 to 3 p.m.

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    Elaine Bixler says

    So very sorry for your loss. Pat was an amazing person. She will be missed by so very many people. She was always a ray of sunshine when you went to McDonald’s. And she would always ask how you were doing.

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    Connie Lepley says

    Love & prayers for all !! Aunt Pat was an amazing , caring person. She will be missed !! I am so sorry that we didn’t get up there to see her !

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    Karl A Demi says

    TO Pat’s family, she was a dear friend to me and I will miss her. I’m deeply grateful she was a part of my life.

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    Deb Tully says

    Pat always gave all of herself to everyone she met. She greeted you with a smile and you left with a smile. It is a blessing to have known her

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    Donna Godard says

    Pat, you will be greatly missed. You were an inspiration to all who knew you. Love you, Pat. Comfort and peace to your family. Donna Godard

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    Leona Robbins says

    Pat was such blessing, she helped me thru my husband Scott when he was sick every week she would send me cards and check on me. Your an angel and God is so blessed to have you!

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      Rebecca Paulhamus says

      It was always a great day when I saw her smiling face as I would do my normal routine through McDonald’s. We had some great conversations. She will be missed

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    Raymond and Connie says

    Don and family, we are so sorry hear of your loss. Patty’s warm smile will be missed by many

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    Terry Kennedy says

    To Pats family. She was a joy every morning to me when I stopped for coffee in the mornings. Always smiled and knew your voice. RIP. I will always miss her. ❤️❤️

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    brenda stere says

    Jay and I are so sorry to hear of the loss of sweet Ms. Pat. Are thoughts and prayers are with you all love all of you

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    Evelyn Brague says

    Don and family, we are so sorry hear of your loss.

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    Miranda Allen says

    What a sweet woman! She had such a kind and gentle soul! Pat was a fantastic ray of sunshine so many times in mine and my family’s lives! She will be deeply missed by so many! My 7 year old said a prayer for her everyday since he found out she was sick. Now he just asks God to tell her hello. That is the kind of woman Pat was and how much she affected everyone! much love to the family!

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    Joseph Miller says

    Pat was the best at McDonalds. Please be sure to see what I said on my FaceBook page.

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    Kelly Anderson-Wilkerson says

    Memories of you will come every Christmas as I decorate the tree with the beautiful personalize ornaments, that you give to me. Gone yet not forgotten.

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    Connie Funk says

    Our loss is God’s gain. Such a wonderful lady, always with a smile and bright outlook. She will be missed by many. My deepest sympathies to her family.

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    Judy Anderson says

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Pat was very happy and a great person

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    Judy Anderson says

    So sorry for your loss prayers to you and your family

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    Kim says

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Pat touched thousands of people’s lives at the McDonald’s Drive Thru. She always wished you a great day and was a bright spot in my family’s mornings.

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    Kathy Heltman says

    We are so sorry for your loss. Pat was a inspiration to all who knew her. She will be sadly missed . Take Care and God Bless. The Heltman family Dave Kathy Brian Brianna Korine and Jean Rissel

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    william f doebler says

    sorry for your loss don & family she will be missed by many

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    Marsha Bergman says

    Don and family, what a special lady, mother, grandmother and friend. May she rest in peace. Alan Feist

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    Kathy Stavoy says

    Donnie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Pat was a beautiful person and that smile could make your day. She will be so missed. Be comforted by your memories and the healing power of time.

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    Barbara Klinger says

    To Pat’s Family: So sorry for your loss but you know she has never left the place that matters most- your heart. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Barb Klinger and Family

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    Sandra Taggart says

    I am so sorry for your loss. I only knew Pat from going through the drive-up at McDonald’s, but I loved her dearly. She was always so kind to everyone and always had something nice to say about everything. If I was having a bad day, she would always have me leaving with a smile and in a better mood. I wish I would have known her outside of her job, she was such a great lady. I will miss you dearly Pat, RIP. It just isn’t the same not seeing you at that window. You never had a bad thing to say about anything, you were the light of so many people. Keep that light shining down on all of us. LOVE always!!

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    Jill Moyer says

    To all the Koch family,
    Pat will certainly be missed. She always had that wonderful smile on her face no matter how gloomy the day. She always had a way to brighten up up your day! Her famous words “have a blessed day” will always ring in our hearts!

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    Harry Robinson says

    I missed you for so many years not because of you but because of me. My pride got in the way of seeing you again before you was gone. I will miss you and remember how you took me in and cared for me I wish I was there for yiu like you was for me. Love you.

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    Steven Keller says

    I’m so blessed to have had Pat in my life she was such an amazing woman and was always smiling and was so loving and caring for others thank you Pat for all you did for me I’m not sure where I would be today had you and your family not accepted me into your family thank you I love you and miss you

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    Bobbie Paulhamus says

    Rest in God’s peace Pat. I always enjoyed your smile and upbeat greeting at McDonalds. You will be missed.

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    Karen Kinley says

    Pat was always a bright light at the McDonald’s drive through window. She was always cheerful and wished you a wonderful day. She will be missed. She was an angelic being on Earth.

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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Fairlawn Community Church building fund in her memory.