PATRICIA JANE O'DONOHUE
Passed away on December 3, 2012 at Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA.
She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 27, 1931 to Benjamin and Mary Kotecki. She graduated from Cleveland Woman's College in 1952 and immediately went to Tokyo, Japan where she was employed by the Department of the Army. In Japan, she met her future husband, then Major Thomas J. O'Donohue. They were married in 1954 and were stationed in Hawaii, France, Germany, and Korea. They eventually settled in Falls Church, Virginia, where they lived for many years.
Patricia was an excellent cook and baker. She loved to garden and make wreaths and centerpieces for Christmas.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Col. Thomas J. O'Donohue. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Patricia is survived by son Kevin, of Fairfax, VA and daughter Ellen, of Van Nuys, CA and grandson Alexander.
Funeral services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Chapel (new post chapel) on Monday January 28, 2012 at 8:45 a.m.
Visitation will be at Money & King Funeral Home, 171 Maple Avenue West, Vienna, VA 22180, on Sunday January 27, 2013 between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Fisher House, Walter Reed Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland.