Patricia Ann (Piper) Dreger, 88, passed away on May 1st, 2023, at University Hospitals of Cleveland Medical Center.
She was born on July 13th, 1934, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Dayton and Dorothy (Schwonberg) Piper.
Patricia graduated with her Master’s Degree in Latin American Studies and had been working towards her PhD. She was employed as a writer for local newspapers. Her late husband, Robert Dreger was a retired Fire Chief for North Ridgeville. Patricia will continue to help others even after death as she was a tissue donor.
She enjoyed reading, writing, tending to her flowers in her garden, her trips to Mexico, crafting and computers. She was learning the Russian language and was very proud to be a historian.
She is survived by her loving children: Candace (Mike) Strickler, Joseph (Barb) Isaak, Scott Isaak, Constance (Chris) Sapronetti and Carol (Curt) Riddle; her siblings: Sue Decosmo-Harsanyi, Nancy Stegall and Jean Brock and her six grandchildren and her five great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert Dreger; her siblings, Bruce Piper, Judy Brock and Joann Brock.
In keeping with Patricia’s known wishes, no services will be held.