Patricia O'Connell, nee Quinn, passed away on Nov. 27, 2012 in Naples, FL. She was born on Christmas day 1930. She leaves behind her husband of 52 years, Gerald; brother James, wife Donna; brother-in-law John Kryda; nieces Kathy Quinn, husband Darren Kahn; Mary-Beth Conces; Sharon Conces; nephews Robert Conces, Mark, wife Lisa Conces and Kevin, wife Peggy Quinn. She was preceded by her parents Dr. and Mrs. Earl Quinn; brother Thomas (Dorothy) Quinn; sisters Kathleen (Robert) Conces and Rosemary Kryda. Services were held on Sunday Dec. 2, 2012 at St. Maria Goretti in Dyer, IN. Arrangements were handled by Kish Funeral Home in Munster, IN. She was buried the next day at Calvary Cemetery in Portage, IN. She taught education in the Chicago Public School system. She was a 1948 graduate of Bishop Noll High. She received a Bachelor's Degree from Indiana University
and later a Master's Degree from Purdue University
. She's a past member of Woodmar Country Club and Briar Ridge Country Club, more recently member of Bear's Paw Country Club in Naples. Former Director of the Bishop Noll Foundation. Contributions to Bishop Noll High School would be appreciated.