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Patricia Mulcahy Detrick

February 14, 1951 — January 9, 2020

Mrs. Patricia Mulcahy Detrick, age 68, of Camptown, PA, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home early Thursday morning, January 9, 2020, with her loving family at her side.


Pat as she was commonly known by her family and friends, was born on February 14, 1951, in Towanda, PA, a daughter of the late Edward P. “Bud” Mulcahy Jr. and Dorothy Fulmer Baker.


Pat graduated from Towanda High School a member of the class of 1969. She married Donald Franklin Detrick of Camptown, PA, on September 30, 1972, in the Monroeton United Methodist Church, and enjoyed 45 years of marriage until Don’s unexpected passing in February of 2018.  


Pat started working for Taylor Packing now known as Cargill in September of 1980, and retired from the accounting department in July of 2011.


She enjoyed traveling when she was able, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.




Jeff (Stacy) Detrick                                            Camptown, PA



Megan Detrick                                                 Camptown, PA


Three brothers:

Paul Mulcahy                                                      Towanda, PA

Michael (Beth) Mulcahy                                     Stevensville, PA

James Mulcahy                                                    Homets Ferry, PA


Two sisters:

Linda (Lynmar) Chaffee                                      LeRaysville, PA

Maureen Ferris                                                     Towanda, PA


Two sisters-in-law:

Diane (Bruce) Fowler                                           Towanda, PA

Donna Maynard                                                           Towanda, PA


Special friend and caregiver:

Paula Johnson Weaver                                                Wyalusing, PA


She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.  


A light went off in her life when her beloved granddaughter, Gracie Anne Detrick passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018. She was also predeceased by her husband, Donald F. Detrick on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, and her father, Edward P. "Bud" Mulcahy Jr. on Sunday, September 14, 2008, and her mother, Dorothy Fulmer Baker on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, and also by her step father, Donald Eugene Baker on Friday, August 6, 1999.


Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA, with Pastor Vickie Ellis of the Beaver Meadows Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Camptown Cemetery.


Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, January 12, 2020, from 12:00 noon until the start of the service at 2:00 P.M.


          Memorial Contributions may be sent to the Wyalusing Area Education Foundation, P.O. Box 204, Wyalusing, PA 18853.


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Sunday, January 12, 2020

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Homer Funeral Home Wyalusing

1 Grovedale Lane
Wyalusing, PA 18853

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