Dorothy L. Patrick, 87, of Springfield, died at 2:25 am, Monday, January 10, 2011, at St. John’s Hospice. She was born September 29, 1923 in Springfield, Illinois to Frank and Elizabeth Maloney Moore. She married Herbert S. Patrick on April 10, 1948 and he preceded her in death on November 4, 1987. Also preceding her in death were her parents, one brother William Moore and two sisters Frances Arnold and Margaret Crawley.
Survivors include one daughter, Barbara J. (John C.) Griffin of Chatham; one son, Richard A. (Mary Ann) Patrick of Rochester; four grandchildren, Laura Patrick, Michelle Hopkins, Michael Patrick and David Griffin; one great grandson, Timothy; two nieces, Sharon Young and Lois Jean Nelson and one nephew, Carl Arnold.
Dorothy was a lifelong resident of Springfield and was a Homemaker. She was a member of St. Aloysius Church and enjoyed gardening, baking and playing Bunco with her neighbors.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4 pm.
Funeral Mass: 10 am, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at St. Aloysius Church with Reverend Tom Donovan officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
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