Patricia Quinn O'Connell

PATRICIA QUINN O'CONNELL DYER, IN/NAPLES, FL Patricia Quinn O'Connell passed away November 27, 2012 in Naples, FL. She was born on Christmas Day, 1930. She leaves behind her husband of 52 years, Gerald; brother, James (Donna) Quinn; brother-in-law, John Kryda; nieces: Kathy Quinn (Darren Kahn), Mary Beth Kryda, Beth Ann (Arthur) Katz, and Sharon Conces; nephews: Robert Conces, Mark (Liza) Conces, and Kevin (Peggy) Quinn. She was predeceased by her parents: Dr. and Mrs. Earl Quinn; brother, Thomas (Dorothy) Quinn; sisters: Kathleen (Robert) Conces and Rosemary Kryda. Visitation will be on Sunday, December 2, 2012 from 2:00-6:00 PM at Kish Funeral Home, 10000 Calumet Ave., Munster, IN and on Monday from 9:30-10:00 AM at the church. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM from St. Maria Goretti Church, 500 Northgate Dr. Dyer, IN. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Portage, IN. Patricia taught elementary education in Chicago. She was a 1948 graduated of Bishop Noll High School. She received a degree from Indiana University and a master's degree from Purdue University. Patricia was a past member of Woodmar Country Club, Briar Ridge Country Club and a current member of Bear's Paw Country Club in Naples, FL. She was a former member of the board of directors of Bishop Noll Foundation. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Bishop Noll Institute, in her memory would be appreciated.

Published in The Times from Dec. 1 to Dec. 2, 2012