Patricia S (Stilley) O'Connor

August 20, 1946 ~ October 21, 2020 (age 74)

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Patricia S. O’Connor passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. She was 74 years old.

On August 20, 1946, Patricia was born in Gary, Indiana to James and Betty (Gulledge) Stilley. She graduated from Merrillville High School and went on to attend technical school. Pat worked at Munster Community Hospital as the Manager of Neurodiagnostics for more than 20 years. Pat met her loving husband, Tim, in 1979. Together they bought land and built their home in Wheatfield in 1991. She enjoyed sewing and quilting, she would spend hours in her quilting room putting together the most beautiful quilts to send to her family. Her most recent hobby was “Glamping” in her R.V. with her husband and her beloved dog, Casey. Pat was truly one of a kind and her creative side had no bounds. Her famous gravy bread will forever be a family staple. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents.

She is survived by her husband of 41 years: Timothy O’Connor, children: Marla (Jeff) Russo, Rodney (Laura) Kaser, 4 grandchildren: Krista, Kaitlyn, and Matthew Paradowski and Maxwell Kaser, siblings: Morrie (Linda) Stilley, Gene (Lynette) Stilley, Pamela Stilley and many nieces and nephews.

Per Patricia’s wishes cremation will be private.

In her memory memorial contributions may be made to the Jasper County Animal Shelter.

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