Patrick T. O’Shea, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2009. Patrick was born in Milwaukee, July 8, 1936, son of the late Samuel and Veronica (Nee: Bates) O’Shea. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his three brothers and sister-in-law, Jerry, Bobby, Bill and Ellen O’Shea; and his sister, Lucille “Mic” Waldoch; and dear friend, Leo Perfetto.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Ellen; their children, Maureen and Ray Christensen, Joseph O’Shea and Avi Rubin, Maggie and Ryan Halsey; their grandchildren, Danielle and Toa Ma’u, Gina Christensen, Matthew and Crystal Christensen, Caresse and Joshua Long, Patrick, Eric, Caitlin, Rachel, and Raymond Christensen III, Ethan Halsey and Elijah Rubin; their four great-grandchildren; sisters and brother, Rosemary O’Shea, Jack and Susan O’Shea, Mary and Gary Gaskell; dear friends, Larry and Connie Perfetto; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Miller; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mike and Cheri McCaigue, Tim and Val McCaigue, Margaret Mary Meurer, Kathi and Steve Pralle, Bert (Sharon) Waldoch, Connie O’Shea; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
Pat’s wife, Mary Ellen, and their children invite family and friends to share your laughter and tears with them and bid a fond farewell to this wonderful man at the funeral home on Saturday, May 16, 2009, from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. Private interment will be held at Caledonia Memorial Park.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888