Patricia E. Lawrence of Hoffman Estates Patricia E. Lawrence, 73, passed away November, 07, 2012, in Bethesda Home and Retirement Community in Chicago. She was born in Flint, Mich., on June 30, 1939. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Palatine. Before her retirement, she was an administrative assistant for 20 years, working most of her career at Omron before retiring from Boehringer Ingelheim. Upon retirement, she enjoyed watching movies, painting ceramics, and spending time with her family. She is survived by her loving family, husband Larry Lawrence; two children, Pamela (Jerry) Chianelli of Chicago and Doug (Susan) Lawrence of Phoenix, Ariz.; one granddaughter, Lauren Chianelli of Chicago; her sister, Susan (Howard) Olsen of Bradenton, Fla.; two nieces, Michele (Tom) Boethig of North Port, Fla. and Kristin Olsen of Charleston, S.C.; and nephew, Jason D. Lorentz of Houston, Texas. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, William P. and Dorothy E. Lorentz; and one brother, William R. Lorentz. The family is planning private funeral services. Interment will be in River Hills Memorial Park Batavia. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Patricia's memory to the Bethesda Home and Retirement Community 2833 N. Nordica Ave., Chicago, IL 60634-4726.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Nov. 9, 2012