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Patricia M. Geary

February 27, 1937 December 29, 2018
Patricia M. Geary
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Obituary for Patricia M. Geary

Patricia M. "Pat" Geary (nee Scanlon), age 81, a longtime resident of Naperville, IL, formerly of Lisle, IL, died Saturday, December 29, 2018 at her home. She was born February 27, 1937 on the Mensik family farm (near Interstate 355 and Ogden Avenue) in Lisle, IL.

Beloved wife of the late Edward Rice Geary, whom she married June 18, 1960 and who preceded her in death October 9, 1999, loving mother of Erin (Steve Sotelo) Geary of Las Vegas, NV, Kevin (Laurene) Geary of Oquawka, IL, Tamara "Tammy" Geary and the late Timothy (Amy) Geary, adored grandmother of Michael (Crystle) Geary, Brendon Geary and Lillian Emerson, cherished great-grandmother of Shane, Gionni and Jasmyne, devoted daughter of the late John and Lillian Scanlon, dear sister of the late John and Martin Scanlon, fond cousin, aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.

Pat was born on her grandparent's farm in Lisle, attended St. Domitilla Grade School in Hillside, IL and graduated from St. Joseph Grade School in Downers Grove, IL. She was a 1955 graduate of Downers Grove Community High School. A loving homemaker for many years, Pat also taught girl's physical education at SS. Peter & Paul Grade School in Naperville and later owned and operated Pat's Home Daycare from her residence on Loomis Street in Naperville for over 30 years.

Pat was a longtime member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Naperville and was active in the Cursillos movement of the Roman Catholic Church. She will be remembered as a skilled and creative baker and a talented seamstress.

Memorial Visitation Sunday, January 13, 2019, 2:00-6:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Monday, January 14, 11:00 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville, IL.

Inurnment will follow at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville.

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Memorial Visitation




2:00 PM 1/13/2019 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 1/13/2019 6:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 1/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church

36 N. Ellsworth Street
Naperville, IL 60540

SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
36 N. Ellsworth Street Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery Final Resting Place

701 North Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

701 North Ave Naperville 60540 IL
United States

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