PATRICIA L. LILLY (NEE LEAP) WHITING, IN Patricia L. Lilly "Pat" (nee Leap), age 85, of Whiting, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Chicagoland Christian Village where she had lived for the past 10 years. Patricia is survived by four children: Michael (Pam) Lilly of Buffalo Grove, IL, David (Clara) Lilly of Valparaiso, IN, Karen (Larry) Klein of Leroy, IN, and Bruce (Debbie) Lilly of Crown Point, IN; 18 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo. Patricia was a former member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Whiting. She was a homemaker and mother raising her children, followed by employment at Townhouse Bowling Alley in Whiting and Olympia Lanes in Hammond. Patricia enjoyed touring the country along with her bowling team and friends. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Geisen Funeral- Cremation & Reception Centre, (two blocks east of Broadway) at 606 E. 113th Ave./E. South St., Crown Point, IN from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. Funeral prayers will be said on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 9:15 AM at Geisen Funeral-Cremation & Reception Centre in Crown Point, IN followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, 321 E. Joliet St., Crown Point, IN with Fr. Pat Kalich officiating. Interment at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, IN. Memorial donations may be given to: Chicagoland Christian Village in Crown Point, IN. View directions and/or sign guestbook at www.GeisenFuneralHome.com or contact 219-663-2500.
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Published in The Times on Nov. 23, 2012