Patricia Mary “Patti” Tolone
April 9, 1949 – September 30, 2021
BLOOMINGTON – Patricia Mary “Patti” Tolone, 72, formerly of Chicago and Orland Park, IL, and in recent years a resident at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, Bloomington, IL, died on September 30, 2021 at Carle BroMenn Medical Center. Patti was born on April 9, 1949 at the Little Company of Mary Hospital in Chicago, the daughter of William and Catherine Tolone, who predeceased her.
Patti is survived by her brothers: Tom, of Floyds Knobs, IN, and Bill, of Normal, IL; her sister-in-law, Tracy of Floyds Knobs; nieces: Tiffany and Trinity Tolone of Floyds Knobs, Sharon Gillispie of Normal, IL and Laura Tolone of Clearwater, Florida; and nephews: Bill Tolone of Concord, NC, and Bob Tolone of Alpharetta, GA. Many great-nieces, grand-nephews and cousins ââalso survive.
Patti was a very courageous person who endured and survived serious illnesses throughout her life. She was a role model for her family in this way and many others. She loved her family dearly. She worked and donated tirelessly at the Mt. Assisi Academy, Lemont, IL, where she graduated in 1967. She served on the Mt. Assisi Elders Council and devoted countless hours to planning for it. events.
Patti was very interested in genealogy and became her family historian. She was a member of genealogy organizations, attended local and national genealogy congresses and conferences, and acquired a large number of official documents tracing her family’s lineage. She discovered and knew facts, dates and circumstances that amazed her family.
Szykowny Funeral Home, Chicago, is in charge of the arrangements. On October 6, 2021, visitation will be at 9:00 am at the funeral home followed by Resurrection Mass at St. Daniel the Prophet Catholic Church at 11:00 am. Interment will be at 1:00 p.m. at the Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum of the Holy Sepulcher, Alsip, IL.
Briefs can be sent to the Mt. Assisi Center, 13860 Main St., Lemont, IL 60439.
Posted by The Pantagraph on October 3, 2021.