PATRICIA O'LEARY (1941 - 2018)

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    - Mary Jane Alexander
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O'LEARY Patricia Sue O'LEARY Of College Park, MD, a retired DC public school teacher for over 35 years, passed from this life into eternal life on January 16, 2018. The viewing and funeral mass will be held at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 4902 Berwyn Road, College Park, MD 20740. The viewing will be held at the Church from 10 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. in the Church. Fr. Matthew J. Fish, Parochial Vicar of Holy Redeemer, will officiate. Patricia's remains will be transported back to her family in Rochester, NY for internment and a memorial mass. The Final Commendation will be held on June 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. in White Haven Cemetery, 210 Marsh Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. Fr. William Leone, Pastor of St. Jerome's, will preside for the grave-site service. A local Memorial Mass will be held on June 20, 2018 at 8 a.m. at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mount Read Blvd, Rochester, NY, 14612. Patricia was born on January 30, 1941 in Albany, New York to the late Jessie Tack and Francis O'Leary. Patricia is survived by her beloved cousins, Wanda S. Fischer of Rochester, NY, Lorna Smith Benjamin of Park City, UT, Janet LeBron of Buffalo, NY, Raymond Nitsche of Buffalo, NY, Kathy Lutz of Corinth, MS, Charlene Maiden of Dayton, OH, Patrick O'Leary of Dayton, OH, Suzanne J. Cook, Curtis DeBrine, Bonnie DeHollander, Kathleen Culbertson, Wendy Cook, Ellen Schardt, Craig LeMoyne, David LeMoyne, Noren Lush, and Tracy Lush; her close friends, Taimi Anderson, Judith S. Block, David Schafer, and Ramona White; and many other neighbors, friends, and former students. Patricia attended Nazareth Academy in Rochester, NY, where she excelled in music and figure skating. Patricia received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from the State University of New York. Thereafter, she went on to achieve her Master's Degree in Education from the University of Rochester. Patricia began her career as kindergarten and first grade teach in Rochester, NY. She later moved to the Washington, DC area to teach in the DC Public School system. Patricia taught for over 35 years in the classroom and outside. Patricia also was dedicated to teaching violin, skiing, and figure skating to young children throughout her career. In addition to teaching, Patricia was an accomplished figure skater, skier, and violinist. She enjoyed traveling the world, especially Austria. She was a life-long learner of history and culture, especially Ireland and Holland. Pat was also a strong supporter of the Northeastern Organic Farmers Association and was active in many other environmental and organic causes. She was a member of the Sierra Club, the Rochester Alumni Society, and several environmental Boards. She was a parishioner of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you honor Pat's memory and causes by donating to the Northeastern Organic Farmers Association, Green Peace, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Sierra Club, or the Holy Redeemer School Music Program. Any questions may be directed to Steven B. Mudd, Esquire, P.O. Box 209, College Park, MD 20741, Telephone Number: (301) 441-4505, E-mail: [email protected]">[email protected]. Any questions may be directed to Steven B. Mudd, Esquire, P.O. Box 209, College Park, MD 20741, Telephone Number: (301) 441-4505, E-mail: [email protected]
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4902 Berwyn Rd
College Park, MD 20740
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Published in The Washington Post on May 15, 2018
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