Patricia Louise Shannon passed away peacefully at her home on May 17, 2018. Originally from
Chicago, Patricia moved to Amelia Island with her husband, Thomas, where they enjoyed many years together before his death. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Jack (Carol) Purcell. Patricia lived a life of laughter and joy surrounded by a close circle of loving family and friends. She had a passion for music and the arts, excelling at playing the piano and spending hours painting. She was an avid golfer and tennis player and loved to travel the world and spend as much time as possible in nature. Patricia is survived by her sister, Jean (Fred) Skemp; her brother, Bill (Laverne) Purcell; her 4 daughters, Patty (Rob) LaBarge, Moira (Jim) Minta, Rosemarie (Jeff) Knoll, Peggy (Tony) Albachiara; 8 grandchildren, Joey (Megan) Minta, Tommy (Lauren) Minta, Molly (Matt) Ireton, Tim (Sarah) LaBarge, Colleen (Patrick) Mac Carthaigh, Anne Marie Albachiara, Kristine Albachiara, Nicole Albachiara; and 3 great grandchildren, Ryan LaBarge, Everett Minta, Hannah Ireton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Community Hospice and Palliative Care, www.communityhospice.com
or the Amelia Arts Association.
A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.
Arrangement made by Corey-Kerlin Funeral Home.
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Published by Florida Times-Union on May 22, 2018.