Patricia “Patty” Ann Hardekopf
Patricia “Patty” Ann Hardekopf, 63, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, passed away on
Tuesday, December 10, 2019. She is the loving wife of Eugene Hardekopf. Patty was
born on March 18, 1956 in Hagerstown, Maryland to William and Marie Kamachaitis.
Those who had the pleasure of knowing Patty may remember her best for her love of
time with those who were special to her; enjoying fun, fine food and laughter. She had
an affinity for gardening and treasured time caring for plants and flowers. She was hard
worker and spent the earlier part of her career in program management proceeded by a
second career in catering. She was a accomplished chef, specializing in Julia Child’s
Patty was preceded in death by her nephew Samuel Moore, mother, Marie Kamachaitis.
She is survived by her husband Eugene “Gene” Hardekopf, her siblings Marie
Vandermolen, David Kamachaitis, Karen Kamachaitis, Nancy Walker, Carol Moore and
Sue DeSantis; nephews John Vandermolen, Jason Kamachaitis, Matthew Kamachaitis,
Paul Kamachaitis; nieces Laura Simpson, Jessie Kamachaitis, Carly Moore, Lindsay Bull;
great nephews Elijah Vandermolen, Damian Kamachaitis; great nieces Victoria Bittner,
Sahara Kamachaitis, Athena Kamachaitis and Isla Moore.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020, 10:30 am at St. Mary’s
Catholic Church & Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, 18230 Barnesville Rd, Barnesville, MD
20838. A luncheon will be held following the service at the church hall.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.hiltonfh.com.