Patricia M. (Harrington) Day, 86, passed away peacefully on March 5, 2023 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, IA. Pat was born in Chicago, IL on October 21, 1936. Pat graduated from Immaculate Conception HS in 1955 and worked in administration at Collins where she met her husband, Dennis, and was married at IC on August 8, 1959. Pat & Dennis enjoyed a 63 year marriage and had 4 children, Kevin (deceased), Brian, Stephen & Shawn.
Pat devoted herself to raising her family and volunteered her time at Pierce Elementary, St Pius X, and Regis HS. In 1980 she became involved with the first year of the Mercy Hospice program and contributed over 4,000 hrs over 42 years of service. She was chosen & received recognition at the annual Show You Care banquet through KCRG in 2012. She concurrently volunteered her time with the National Kidney Foundation as well.
Pat loved bowling, walking, hiking, aerobics, Scrabble, Boggle, word/card games, all things Irish, coffee with her friends, church circle, Prairiewoods Wednesday Women, flowers, holding her beloved cat Fluffy, camping, music (Neil Diamond!), travelling & visiting family and friends. She was most known for her selfless gifts of her time and energy to those in need, family, friends, and her faith.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents and son, Kevin.
Pat is survived by her husband, Dennis; her three sons, Brian and Renee’ (AZ), Stephen and Andrea (MN), Shawn Day (IA); and her grandchildren, Kendall and Tyler Day (AZ), and Alexis and Karina Day (MN).
Special thanks to the outstanding care provided by the staff at Mercy Hall Perrine, Radiation and Hospice.
Cedar Memorial is serving the family, and there will be a visitation at St. Pius X Catholic Church on Monday, June 26, from 10 to 11 AM, mass at 11 AM, burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery and lunch and gathering at St. Pius.
Memorial donations in Pat’s memory may be made to the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy.