Patricia “Trish” Arlene Behman-Drayer, 79, of Etters, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Born on November 24, 1942, in York, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Dane Rolland and Dorothy Elizabeth (Cato) Reid.
Patricia graduated from West York High School with the class of 1960. She went on to attend Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital’s course in nursing, graduating on September 5, 1963. After graduation she worked as a Registered Nurse at Holy Spirit Hospital. She also worked as an analyst for Blue Shield/Highmark Insurance which she subsequently retired from.
Patricia enjoyed gardening, camping, going on hikes, and bird watching, and was a member of the National Audubon Society. She also greatly enjoyed jewelry making, cooking, and dancing.
Patricia was preceded in death by her son Michael Scott Behman and his wife Christine Ann Behman. She was also preceded by three beloved dogs: Barron, Brady, and Hunter.
She is survived by her husband David R. Drayer, of Harrisburg, PA; her grandson Michael Foster Behman, of Perdix, PA; and her brother Dane Rolland Reid II, and his wife Sandra Anne, of Ocean Springs, MS. Her cat Baily will also miss her dearly.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Dr, Suite 1150, Chicago IL 60601, or by visiting https://www.lung.org .
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 17, 2021, at Myers-Baker Funeral Home, 1903 Market St, Camp Hill, PA. A viewing will be held on Friday from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow services at Rolling Green Cemetery, 1811 Carlisle Rd, Camp Hill, PA. A repass will be held following all services at Lin Buffet in the Hampden Centre at 4880 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055.