Patricia (Pritchard) Medsger

November 22, 1951 ~ July 17, 2019 (age 67)

Patricia P. Medsger, 67, of West Newton, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 17. 2019.   She was born November 22, 1951, a daughter of the late William and Emma Jean (Obley) Pritchard.  Pat was a longtime member of West Newton United Presbyterian Church and a faithful member of Journey by Grace Church in Rostraver.  Her passion for children was demonstrated by her teaching for over 30 years in Yough School District.  She was involved with West Newton Women’s Club, West Newton Youth Soccer, Kids for Christ, West Newton Library, the Journey by Grace Youth, and many other organizations.  Pat enjoyed having parties at the log house.  Her grandchildren were the joy of her life.  Surviving are her husband, John R. Medsger; sons, Jason W. Medsger and wife, Mareca and Jonathan O. Medsger and wife, Sarah; grandchildren, Krista, Laura, Hannah, Jacob, Leah, and Caleb; sisters, Barbara P. Rutter and husband, George and Jo P. Chesnut and husband, William; brother, William H. “Pete” Pritchard, Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews .  Friends will be received 6-8 pm Saturday and 1-3 & 6-8 pm Sunday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine St. West Newton, and 10-11 am Monday at Journey by Grace Church, 4803 State Route 51 N, Rostraver, where services will be held at 11 am.  Memorial contributions may be made to West Newton Public Library, 124 N. Water St., West Newton PA 15089.  Condolences may be left at

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