Born August 23, 1943, in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Richard Leo Rager and Lottie Belle (Hurley) Rager.
Patricia is preceded in death by her loving husband, Earl “Johnny” Small in 2019.
She was a 1961 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and a former member of Washington Square United Methodist Church in Hagerstown.
Patricia was an avid baker and enjoyed cooking. She loved spending time with her friends and family.
Patricia is survived by her daughter, Crystal Diller (Chris) of Sharpsburg, MD; her son, Earl L. Small III (Donna) of Hagerstown, MD; 2 sisters, Janet Hose (Arthur) and Becky Snyder (Michael); a sister in law, Donna Rager; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend and neighbor, Linda Conner.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Rager.
There will be no viewing. The family will receive friends at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring, MD on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the rehab staff at Williamsport Retirement Village and the caring and compassionate staff at Sunrise Assisted Living and Frederick Health Hospice for the care they provided to their mother.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Frederick Health Hospice, 1 Frederick Health Way, Frederick MD 21701 or to Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740..
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.