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Travis S. Finkenbinder, Supervisor



Patricia Louise (Kehne) McDannell

March 10, 1962 ~ November 28, 2018 (age 56)
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Patricia “Patty” Louise (Kehne) McDannell, 56, of Palmyra formerly of Orrtanna, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.  She was born Saturday, March 10, 1962 in Gettysburg to Amy (Biddinger) Drumm of Emmitsburg, MD.  She was predeceased in 2012 by her loving husband Wayne Robert McDannell, Jr. 

Patty loved her family and adored her grandchildren.  She had a zest for life, endless smiles, and was always ready to share a joke and a laugh.  She is now with her beloved husband and son in the presence of their Lord and Savior in heaven.  

She is survived by son, Peter D. McDannell and wife Kari of Palmyra; a daughter, Kristen L. Davis and husband Ryan of Red Lion; eight grandchildren, Jonathan, Ruth, Travis, Gabriella and Lincoln McDannell, Haileigh Simpson, Nadya and Mya Davis; one great grandson, Jaxon.  She was predeceased in 2012 by a son, Nicholas J. McDannell. 

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, December 15th at 11 AM at Orrtanna United Methodist Church, 1717 Carrolls Tract Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353 with Pastor Ronald Parr officiating.  Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.  Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 25 West Pine Street, Palmyra, PA 17078 has been entrusted with the arrangements. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to Orrtanna United Methodist Church.  Condolences and memories may be shared at




Donations may be made to:

Orrtanna United Methodist Church
1717 Carrolls Tract Road, Orrtanna PA 17353

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