Patricia Richert


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Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 5:34 pm
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Patricia M. Richert, 77, of Moline, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island.
A funeral Mass will be held at noon Friday, Jan. 11, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Moline, with visitation one hour prior to the Mass. Entombment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials may be made to the church.
Patricia was born April 28, 1935, in Moline, the daughter of Thomas and Grace Bemis Donnelly. She married Philip J. Richert on May 22, 1954, in Rock Island.
Pat was a 1953 graduate of Alleman High School.
Pat retired from Rose Packing, South Barrington, Ill., where she worked in the Accounting Department.
She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, Moline.
Survivors include her husband, Phil; son, Michael Richert, Cleveland, Ill.; six grandchildren; sister, Theresa Mattecheck, Moline; and brother, Tom Donnelly, Milan. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen; sister, Maxine; and a brother, Michael.
Condolences may be left and a video may be viewed at www.RaffertyFunerals.com.














 



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