In loving memory of

Patricia K. Panella
June 5, 1936 - October 5, 2020

Patricia K. Panella, 84 of Ambler PA., died Monday, October 5, 2020, at Abington Jefferson Health Hospital.

Born in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Mildred (nee McDonell) Long. She was a graduate of Little Flower High School in Philadelphia class of 1954.

Patricia enjoyed Gardening,Tennis, Golf, Bowling but above all, spending time with her family.

Mrs. Panella was a member of St. Anthony Of Padua Church, Ambler.

Patricia was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Raymond J. Panella, in 2016.

She is the devoted mother of Michael A. Panella of Ambler, Paulla M. Panella of Ambler, and Gina M. Strunk and her husband Michael of Plymouth Meeting, PA. She is the loving Grandmother of 6 (Stephen, Angelina, Raymond, Sophia, Dylan & Christian) and Sister of Vincent Long and his wife of Elaine of Woodstown, NJ.

Relatives and friends may call Monday, October 12, 2020 from 9:30 to 10:30 am at St. Anthony of Padua Church 259 Forest Ave. Ambler and participate in her Funeral Mass at 10:30 am with the Rev. Msgr Stephen P. McHenry, Pastor as Celebrant. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Ambler.

Remembrances in her name to American Cancer Society, 1818 Market Street, Suite 280, Philadelphia, PA. 19103 would be appreciated by the family.

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Andrea Lindsay wrote on Oct 11, 2020:

"My thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family. Pat was a very special and amazing person. I took care of her husband Ray for several years and then cared for her as well. My heart is broken. I will really miss sprnding time with Pat. I Love her so much and she will always be in my heart and in my thoughts. Love you Pat"

Andy Beck wrote on Oct 11, 2020:

"To Paulla, Michael, Gina, RJ, Sophia and their family. I?m at a loss for words on the passing of Pat. She was a wonderful and sweet person. I know she loved her family and friends deeply. In time your pain, loss and sorrow will get better knowing Pat?s in heaven with Ray and the many angels looking over them. Sending you my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Love, Andy"

Lynne Hordych wrote on Oct 10, 2020:

"Sending my love to all of Patricia's family. What a wonderful and kind woman with a heart of gold."