Patrick Charlton

Patrick Charlton, age 45, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006. Patrick will be dearly missed by his wife, Serena and children, Harry (14), Alex (12) and Emma (9). Patrick was born on April 7, 1961. His parents were Henry and Catherine, nee Crowley, Charlton. Patrick had many loving siblings, Mary T. (Bill) Spencer of Crystal Lake, IL, Delia (Ed) Jurkiewicz of Dallas, TX, Regina (Scott) Johnsen of St. Charles, IL, Elizabeth (Jeff) McHugh of Madison, Maureen Charlton of Madison, WI, Catherine Charlton of Madison, WI and the late Brendan Charlton of Madison. Patrick is also survived by many loving relatives and friends. Patrick was a graduate of Our Lady of Peace Grade School, Madison, WI, Edgewood High School, Madison, WI and The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He was married to Serena Barber on May 25, 1991. Patrick was an avid golfer and enjoyed the outdoors tremendously, including his love of hunting and passion for landscaping. He was gifted with an abundance of wit and charm, and had a great Irish sense of humor. Patrick is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Brendan. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, 11 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 1134 St. James Court, Madison. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Joyce-Ryan Funeral Home, 5701 Odana Road, Madison, and also from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Following interment at Resurrection Cemetery, a luncheon will be held at the Charlton residence in Verona. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Edgewood High School. Info, 608-274-1000 www.ryanfuneralservice.com.

Funeral Home

Joyce-Ryan Funeral Home - West Side Location - Madison
5701 Odana Road  Madison, WI 53719
608-274-1000

Published in Chicago Tribune on Aug. 26, 2006