Patricia Ann Bantz, 84, United Airlines secretary, avid seamstress, Ephrata league bowler

By on June 15, 2016

Patricia Ann Bantz, 84, of Lancaster, passed away June 8, 2016 at home.

Born in Canton, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Victor A. and Margaret L. (Diekmann) Neff. Pat was the loving wife for 46 years of Raymond V. Bantz.

She was a secretary in the flight engineering group for United Airlines in San Francisco, Calif. Pat adored sewing and made most of her own clothing, including her wedding gown. Raymond and Pat enjoyed bowling together, and were active in several leagues in the Ephrata area. She also liked to cross-stitch.

Pat was preceded in death by a brother: Phillip Neff.

No formal services will be held in the Lancaster County area. Patricia will be laid to rest at Sunset Hills Burial Park, Canton, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Youth Bowling Committee at Lancaster USBC, 3440 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, PA 17603; or to 32nd Degree Masonic Learning Centers for Children, 213 West Chester St., Lancaster, PA 17603.

To send condolences, visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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