Patricia A. Schillinger

March 12, 1931 ‒ January 03, 2016

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Patricia A. Schillinger, age 84, of Gambier Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. She was born on March 12, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of Wilbur and Pauline (Hutchinson) Whitacre. Patricia was a kindergarten school teacher for 31 years in the Shelby School District. She was a 50 year member and past Matron of Knox Chapter #236 Order of Eastern Star, 60 year member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and also a member of the Pythian Sisters of Mount Vernon and Faith Lutheran Church. Patricia was an avid fan of the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians and The Ohio State University Buckeyes.

She is survived by her son, Fred (Lisa) Schillinger of Gambier, three grandchildren, Jennifer Norris of Mount Vernon, John (Brandi) Schillinger IV of Gambier and Krystine Schillinger of New Albany, three great grandchildren, Rex Norris, John Schillinger V and Addison Schillinger.

Besides her parents Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Schillinger Jr., a brother, John Whitacre and a nephew.

The family will observe a private service and burial in Rose Hill Burial Park in Akron, Ohio. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Patricia A. Schillinger.

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  • So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was my mother’s roommate at the Ohio Eastern Star Home. I am glad I got the chance to meet Pat, Fred and John. You all have my deepest sympathy.
    Belinda Litt

  • So very sorry to learn of the passing of your mom. Our most sincere condolences to your family.

  • Fred, Lisa and Family, Our family would like to extend our sincere sympathy for your loss.

  • I would like to express my sincere sympathy for all of Pat’s family. I have enjoyed knowing Pat these past several years. She was always so happy to see Teddy during his therapy dog visits as he was of seeing her! Pat always talked about her family and how proud she was of them. Teddy and I will miss Pat very much. May God be with you all during this sad time.