Obituary for Patricia Read Maunder
Patricia Read Maunder, 77, of Austin died peacefully at her home September 29, 2012. Born December 12, 1934 in Plainview, TX, she was the daughter of Ralph and Aileen (Love) Read.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Edward Maunder, her brother, James Read and her parents. She was a graduate of Trinity University where she received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.
She dedicated he life to her husband, her children, and later to her eight grandchildren. She enjoyed group bible study, playing piano, swimming, and she was an avid reader. For many years she was a volunteer in elementary children reading groups.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law Jim and Gina Maunder, and Mark and Susan Maunder of Austin, daughter and son-in-law Cindy and Tim Woodson of Conway, AR; sister and brother-in-law Marilynn and Johnny Franke of San Antonio; grandchildren Doug, Derek, Christina, Jennifer, Lauren, Laura, Peter, and Carolyn; and other relatives and friends. She will be deeply missed by all her friends and family who will always remember her beautiful example of faith, hope and love.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 6 at Covenant Presbyterian Church. Memorial gifts may be made to Presbyterian Children’s Services, 4407 Bee Cave Road., Suite 520, Austin, TX 78746-6496 or http://pchas.org/.