Martha A. Harris - Pankau

Service Scheduled for: Saturday, Dec. 15 11:00 AM
Died: Sep. 9, 2018
Martha A. Harris - Pankau, Died peacefully at her home in Escondido, CA on September 9, 2018 with her daughter by her side.
Born in Nanticoke, PA on September 1, 1942 to the late Peter and Frances Harris, the family moved to Pottstown in 1949. Martha was a member of St. Aloysius R.C.Church, and graduated from St. Pius X High School in 1959. In 1978, she relocated to San Diego, CA
In 1980 she married Larry Pankau and celebrated 29 years of marriage until his death in 2008.
Her working career spanned 45 years and included the Aerospace corporations of General Electric Co., General Dynamics, Hughes, and Raytheon. She retired from Raytheon in 2005.
Her legacy will live on in all the people she touched throughout her life. She was loving, kind, and thoughtful and cherished spending time with family and friends. Martha was a mentor to many with her excellent taste in clothing, her ability to listen, and her gift of giving great advice from her heart.
She is survived by her daughter, Susan, and many cousins and friends.
A Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated at St. Aloysius R. C. Church, Beech & Hanover Streets on Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Martha’s name to The Elizabeth Hospice, 500 La Terraza Blvd. Suite #130, Escondido, CA 92025.




A memorial mass will be held at St. Aloysius Catholic Church