Patricia Catherine (Phillip) Bonewitz, 76, wife of William Bonewitz, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at Pottstown Hospital.
Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Mulligan) Phillip.
Patricia loved shopping, especially at TJ Maxx. She also enjoyed eating at Brookside Diner. She was very dedicated to her family and her community. Pat was on the Board of YWCA for many years. She will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.
Surviving along with her husband William of 55 years, are her children Erika Gilroy, Fiancée of Brad; Kurt Bonewitz, husband of Ann; Ian Bonewitz; and Johanna Backover, wife of Jake; sister Margaret Gallagher, wife of Michael; grandchildren Alivia Weaver, Seaver Bonewitz, Logan Bonewitz, Peyton Gilroy, Kendall Gilroy, Marlee Backover, William Gilroy, Macy Backover, and Tony Bonewitz; great granddaughter Anayah Schmidt; and many other family members that loved her.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, from 6:00-8:00PM at Catagnus Funeral Home (711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, PA 19464). Services will be held privately by the family on Wednesday, September 6, 2023.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association (https://www.heart.org/) in Patricia’s name.