Patricia A. Pittman
79, Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Pat was born in Indianapolis to Kenneth and Charlotte Gaghan Gruner on December 10, 1933.
She was the Office Manager for Dr. B.C. Kerkhove, Jr. and Dr. Mark Ellis, Pediatric Dentists before retiring in 2008. She was a charter member of St. Barnabas Catholic Church, where she was a volunteer on the Mercy Meal Committee, and was currently an active member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Pat was a gracious hostess, a mentor to many and a friend to all. She was a beloved wife and mother and "Mimi" was adored by all of her grandchildren.
Patricia is survived by her children, Steve (Vicki) Pittman, Charlotte (Stan) Schutz and Sherry (Phil) Wright; grandchildren, Billy, Matt, Lauren, Steven, Emily, Tricia and Will; great- grandchildren, Danielle, Blake, P.J., Alex, Taylor, Mady, Rachel, Callan, Maclin and Patrick; great-great-grandchild, Bentley. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, William Pittman; her parents, Kenneth and Charlotte Gruner; son, Billy; brother, Edward Gruner; mother-in-law, Grace Pittman; grandchildren, Mary and Robbie.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. in St. Jude Catholic Church. Visitation will be on Monday, April 1, 2013 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. in St. Jude Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Robbie Schutz Foundation c/o St. Jude School, 5375 McFarland Road, Indianapolis, IN 46227 or Riley Hospital for Children, 702 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Arrangements by Daniel F. O'Riley Funeral Home . Online condolences may be shared with the family at: orileyfuneralhome.com