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1946 Patricia 2022

Patricia Maher

February 14, 1946 — February 5, 2022

Patricia Ann Maher, 75, of LeClaire, Iowa formerly of West Des Moines, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House surrounded by family

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am, Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at Our Lady of The River Catholic Church, LeClaire.  Burial will take place at 11:00 am Thursday, February 10at St. John’s Cemetery, Cumming, Iowa.   Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online tributes may be expressed at

Patricia was born on February 14, 1946 in Des Moines, Iowa, a daughter of Francis and Mary Frances (Golden) Maher. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in Des Moines, a predecessor to West Des Moines Dowling Catholic High School.

Pat was a underwriter for Preferred Risk that later became Guide One, retiring after 25 years of service in 1996.  She was member of Our Lady of The River Catholic Church and previously Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines where she was active in their CRHPs (Christ Renews His Parish) group.  She was also a member of the Red Hat Society of West Des Moines.

Patricia never lost her sense of humor, even when things seemed bleak.  She was always full of encouraging advice for her nieces and nephews.  She enjoyed antiquing was a huge animal lover, especially dogs.

Survivors include her sister, Barbara (John) Selby, Bettendorf, Iowa; brother Frank (Nancy) Maher, Texas, and many loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings: James Maher, Daniel Maher, Mary Ellen Maher and Robert Maher. May they rest in peace.

Memorials may be made to Our Lady of The River Catholic Church or to Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am

Our Lady of the River Church

28200 226th St Pl, Le Claire, IA 52753

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