CRYSTAL LAKE – Patricia M. Aston, nee Robinson, 78, a lifelong resident of Crystal Lake, entered into eternal life Friday, Feb. 12, 2010. |
She was born Sept. 6, 1931, in Crystal Lake. She was a homemaker and enjoyed traveling, gardening, nature, reading, and above all spending time with her 13 wonderful grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Richard E. Aston, whom she married Sept. 7, 1957, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church; her daughters, Julie (Stephen) Cronin of Batavia, Laura (Kevin) McKinsey of St. Charles, Geri (Matthew) Weinstock of Chicago and Christine (Jeffrey) Morse of Winnetka; her sons, Richard (Elizabeth) Aston of Lake St. Louis, Mo., and Thomas Aston of Crystal Lake; her grandchildren, John and Joe Cronin, Matthew, Joshua and Nicholas Aston, Elizabeth, Patrick and Kathryn McKinsey, Frank and Lillian Weinstock, and Connor, Charlie and Josephine Morse; a sister, Margaret McNulty of Kalamazoo, Mich.; and a brother, Robert (Kristi) Robinson of Crystal Lake.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mabel, nee Oglesby, Robinson; and a sister, Dorothy West.
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave., (Route 176), Crystal Lake. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 451 W. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake, where she will lie in state from 9:30 a.m. until the Mass. The Rev. Akan Simon will officiate. Interment will follow in McHenry County Memorial Park, Woodstock.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142; or Helping Paws Animal Shelter, 2500 Harding Lane, Woodstock, IL 60098.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.davenportfamily.com. For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-3411.