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Patricia Donovan

Patricia Ann Donovan, 91, of St. Jacob, born September 30, 1929 in East St. Louis,  and passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 in East Alton.

Patricia was a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church, Troy.  She retired from Switzer’s Wholesale as the Office Manager.  Patricia enjoyed her family, reading and travel.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeremiah M. and Emma (nee Switzer) Donovan; a brother, Joseph W. Donovan; and her sisters, Mary Elizabeth Donovan and Virginia M. Lewis.

Surviving are her brother, John Donovan of St. Jacob; many nieces, nephews great nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews and friends.

Memorials may be made to St. Jerome Catholic Church.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

Friends may call 10 am to 11 am on Friday, November 6, 2020 at St. Jerome Catholic Church, Troy.

Funeral Mass will be held 11 am Friday, November 6, 2020 at St. Jerome Catholic Church, Troy, with Fr. Kevin Laughery officiating.  Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Black Jack, IL.

Richeson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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