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Patience 'Dream Weaver' Harmon, Nanticoke curator

Apr 16, 2014

Patience Galloway “Dream Weaver” Harmon  of Millsboro went home to be with the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Sunday, April 13, 2014.

She was born Nov. 26, 1923. She spent her childhood years on the Main Line in Wayne, Pa.

Pat worked at various jobs during her 90 years, including at Valley Forge Military Academy and the American Mutual Insurance Co. Her most loved jobs were the East Greenwich Police Department in Mt. Royal, N.J. where she was a crossing guard for 19 years and the Nanticoke Indian Museum in Millsboro as the museum curator.

She was a member of Indian Mission United Methodist Church and a life member of the Nanticoke Indian Association. Pat enjoyed reading, collecting native dolls and talking to people about the heritage of Native Americans.

Pat is survived by a daughter, Michele and her husband Lester; her son Mike and his wife Linda; her son Kevin; five grandchildren;11 great-grandchildren; her stepsons Melvin Jr., George and Edwin; and her stepdaughter-in-law Dot. She is also survived by many nephews, nieces and special friends she had for years along with the new friends at the Cadia Renaissance.

A viewing will be held Wednesday, April 16, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, April 17, at the Indian Mission United Methodist Church, 22701 Indian Mission Road, Harbeson, where friends may call after noon. Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.  The Rev. Karen Mumford will officiate.

 

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