Mary Patricia "Pat" Eades
Mary Patricia “Pat” Eades, 83, of Springfield died peacefully surrounded by her family at 4:53 pm, Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Springfield, IL. She was born on October 10, 1936 in Springfield to William and Agnes (Connell) Lynch. She married Richard “Dick” Eades on April 7, 1956 and he preceded her in death on May 19, 2012.
She is survived by a daughter, Mary Kay (Darin) Eades of Springfield; five sons, Mark (Debra) of Colorado Springs, CO, Norman Eades of Springfield, Charles (Theresa) Eades of Springfield, Donald (Julie) Eades of Clayton, NC, and Douglas (Barb) Eades of Springfield; twelve grandchildren, Lani (David) Woller, Rich (Jenny) Eades, Alexis (Anna) Eades, Stefanie (Mike) Edwards, Allison (Kyle) Tutt, Drew (Danyelle) Rodgers, Josh Leach, Caleb (Tish) Leach, Savannah, Sierra, Sydney and Jenna Eades and thirteen great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Alvin Lynch.
Pat retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation and later worked at the Dawson Post Office.
She was a member of Christ the King Church. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed watching University of Illinois Basketball.
Visitation: 9 – 11 am Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am, Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Reverend James Isaacson officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Riverton Grade School to serve children in need within the school district. The address of Riverton Grade School, 209 N. 7th, Riverton, IL 62561.
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