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Patricia H. Burch, homemaker
Patricia H. Burch, homemaker

Patricia H. Burch, a homemaker and Loyola Blakefield high school benefactress, died Nov. 30 of Alzheimer's disease at the Edenwald retirement community. She was 89. "I had met Pat several times in Ocean City, and she had a very lovely, lovely family," said J. Joseph Curran Jr., former Maryland attorney general. "She was the mother of a wonderful family, and that's a legacy that she could always be proud of." "Pat was an extraordinary woman who had a wonderful and good life," said the Rev. John M. Dennis of Indianapolis, former head of Loyola Blakefield. "She also had been the doting matriarch to her family. She was devoted to her children,...