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Patricia Catherine Ditch

April 24, 1936 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 85)


Patricia Catherine Ditch, 85, a 63 year resident of Glen Burnie, Maryland, died on April 28, 2021.

Mrs. Ditch was born on April 24, 1936 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Joseph and Josephine nee Weiler Gordon.  Patricia was a woman of many talents, but her greatest talent by far was her ability to love and care for her family, both immediate and extended.  She was an excellent housekeeper and an attentive mother.  Mrs. Ditch also worked as a Dental Assistant for Dr. Robert Goren for more than 20 years.  She was a dedicated member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Glen Burnie, which later merged with other Glen Burnie parishes to become Christ the King Catholic Church.  Patricia honored her faith, demonstrating it by teaching Sunday School and Catechism classes for over 30 years.  Outside of her work and church activities, she enjoyed painting, shopping, traveling, taking cruises, and, in her younger years, dancing.  Her latest adventure was a Japanese watercolor painting class via Zoom.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Ditch is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Burnell Allen Ditch, her son, Anthony Joseph Ditch, and her sisters Helen Regina Svitak and Doris Marie Silfies.  She is survived by her sons Michael James (wife Amelia) Ditch, Brian Edward (wife Susan) Ditch and Kevin Allen Ditch; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends may visit on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Stallings Funeral Home, 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, Maryland  21122.  A funeral mass will take place on Wednesday, May  5 at 10:00 a.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, 7436 B & A Blvd., Glen Burnie Maryland 21061.  A private interment will take place at the Crownsville Veterans Cemetery.

Please be aware that, due to county-mandated COVID-19 restrictions, face coverings and social distancing are required when inside the building.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 1301 York Road, Suite 404, Lutherville, Maryland  21093-6007.

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May 4, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Stallings Funeral Home
3111 Mountain Rd
Pasadena, MD 21122

May 4, 2021

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Stallings Funeral Home
3111 Mountain Rd
Pasadena, MD 21122

Funeral Mass
May 5, 2021

10:00 AM
Christ the King Catholic Church
7436 B & A Blvd.
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Private Interment

Maryland Veterans Cemetery
1122 Sunrise Beach Rd.
Crownsville, MD 21032


National Kidney Foundation of Maryland
1301 York Road, Suite 404, Lutherville MD 21093-6007

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