Patricia M. Krehnbrink, a homemaker who was a longtime member and volunteer at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Anne Arundel County, died Wednesday at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown. She was 91.
The daughter of Carl Gordon Kirwan, a businessman, and Margaret Beck Kirwan, an artist, Patricia Marie Kirwan was born and raised in North Baltimore.
She was a 1941 graduate of Notre Dame of Maryland High School, which shared the Charles Street campus of what is now Notre Dame of Maryland University. She later attended Westhampton College of the University of Richmond.
In 1944, she married Thomas Edward Krehnbrink, a Marine. During World War II, she sold war...