Patricia O’Connor, age 65, passed away on March 7, 2020.
Patricia is survived by her husband, of 27 years, Charles O’Connor; her step-children, Terri (Mike) Pina, Michael O’Connor, and Tracy O’Connor; step-grandchildren, Kendall Tiller, and Zackery Tiller; brother, Stephen (Dorothy) Pomykala; step-sister, Theresa (Tom) Usrey; nieces, Kristin Pomykala, and Heather (Tim) Christensen; step-nieces, Kathryn (James) Polich and Kristina Usrey; grand-nieces, Sofie, and Sigrun; and grand-nephews, Eddison, Heath and Warden.
Preceded in death by her parents, Stephen and Lorraine Pomykala; step-father, Larry Brown; and nephew, Michael Pomykala.
Patricia, also known as Patty in her younger years, was best known for her great fondness of NASCAR. She was a big fan of throwing large parties for her family during holidays and birthdays. Patricia also enjoyed spending time at the slots at the casino. As a child she spent a lot of time at Electric Park in Plainfield skating with her brother Stephen.
A visitation for Patricia O’Connor will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Rd, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The following day, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, there will be a short visitation in the morning from 9 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. with chapel prayers being held at 10:45 a.m. then driving in procession to Saint Ambrose Church in Crest Hill for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery following Mass.
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