Passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, January 5, 2021. Formerly of Baldwin Township, Patricia, 89, had been living in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania with her daughter’s family since 2008. Pat was the beloved wife of the late Gerald J. O’Connor; devoted mother of Marianne O’Connor (Robert) Ziltz of Harrisburg and James O’Connor; loving grandmother of Patrice (Todd) Willoughby, Katherine Donahue and Andrew (Elyse) Donahue; loving great grandmother of Carter and Evelyn. Patricia was a graduate of Carrick High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh where she graduated with a B.A. in Education. Pat devoted her life to caring for her family, was active with Achieva Parent to Parent and a homeroom mother. An avid reader and gardener, when Pat’s children attended school, Pat often substitute taught at the local elementary school. Most especially, Pat loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. A Blessing Service will be Celebrated in the Mausoleum Chapel of Queen of Heaven Cemetery on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. If desired, memorials may be made to the Saint Winifred Food Pantry (St. Paul of the Cross Parish), 550 Sleepy Hollow Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15228.
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