Floral 27

Patricia Ann Dreher

July 30, 1952 ~ December 13, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Patricia Dreher Obituary

Patricia Ann Dreher 71 of Clairton Pennsylvania born the second of 12 children on July 30, 1952, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to the late Duffie Lee Sr. and Nellie Juanita Willis Dreher.  Patricia affectionally known as Pat peacefully departed her earthly home on December 13th, 2023 surrounded by family at the  Kane Regional Medical Center, McKeesport, Pennsylvania. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers Duffie Dreher Jr. and Gregory Hopkins.

During her early years, Pat and her family lived in Cleveland, Ohio. Upon returning to Pennsylvania, Pat was educated in the Clairton Public  Schools. Pat later joined First A.M.E. Church of Clairton, Pennsylvania.  She worked at various jobs. To notably mention here are some of the places where she was employed or simply volunteered: Heritage Manor, the foster grandparent program of Southwestern PA, childcare provider, and US Steel. She also was the 412-food rescue committee community head at Carver Hall. She was a blessing to all that received her blessings of food and the love she shared. She was a loving, Godly woman whose hands were always reaching out to touch and help anyone in need. She enjoyed meeting and greeting everyone, just as long as she could bring a ray of sunshine into their lives.  Pat gave her all to whatever she sought out to accomplish. She “Loved to Love on People!”  Everyone was a friend to her and loved as family. 

She leaves to cherish her memories: Children: Monica “Toochie” Dreher Clairton PA; and William “Billy” (Li-Keesha) Dreher, Cape Coral, Florida.

Grandchildren: Alita, and Tasia Dreher; Andre (Amber) Carr, and Andrew Carr; Erica and Terica Britt; and Faatimah Dreher.  Great-Grandchildren: Ma’Cye, MaCayla, Andrew  Jr., Dreya, and Aaron Carr; Mekhi Walker and TJ Thompson.  Siblings: Dennis L. (Ethel) Dreher of Alta Loma, California;  Theresa Dreher, Loretta Osborne, Althea Dreher of Clairton, Pennsylvania;  Geraldine Dreher Columbus Ohio; Eric (Gale) Dreher of Penn Hills, Pennsylvania; Timothy (Shawnda) Dreher of McKeesport; Kevin (Tina) Dreher of Seaside California; Nellie Nicholson of Churchill Pennsylvania;   and Harrison Dreher of Centerville, Virginia. Aunts: Mattie Kendrick, Janice Watts, of Clairton, Pennsylvania; and Geraldine Jackson of Penn Hills, Pennsylvania. God-Children:  Danita Gardner, Qualynn Brody, Gary Smith Jr., and Kortnee Hamlin. and a host of nieces, nephews, family, friends, and many many special friends.

Family and friends will be received at 222 Crest Street, Clairton, PA 15025

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Patricia Ann Dreher, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Patricia Ann Dreher?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Patricia's memory.


December 20, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
First African Methodist Episcopal
177 Mitchell Avenue
Clairton, PA 15025

Funeral Service
December 21, 2023

11:00 PM
First African Methodist Episcopal
177 Mitchell Avenue
Clairton, PA 15025

Interment following funeral service
December 21, 2023

Round Hill Cemetery
2131 Round Hill Church R
Elizabeth, PA 15037


© 2024 Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility