Patricia Jean Curtin, 84, of Sherman, formerly of Stonington, passed away at 3:32 pm, Monday, July 21, 2014 at Villa Health Care Center in Sherman. She was born on February 1, 1930 in Chicago, the daughter of Herman Otto and Ruth Marion (O’Reilly) Biehle. She married Lawrence B. Curtin on January 15, 1955 at St. Giles Catholic Church in Oak Park, Illinois. Mrs. Curtin was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Altar and Rosary Society. She was a homemaker and previously worked as a Service Representative for Illinois Bell Telephone in Maywood, Illinois. The most important part of Pat’s life was her husband and caring for her 9 children.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Larry Curtin of Sherman; Children: Mary Sue Swigert, husband Curt, of Blue Mound, Carol Ruggles, husband Randy, of Catawba, North Carolina, Diane Sample, husband Owen, of Edinburg, Therese Anfield, husband Jim, of LaGrange, Betty Peabody, husband Jeff, of Taylorville, Greg Curtin, wife Connie, of Stonington, Steve Curtin, wife Susan, of Stonington, David Curtin of Springfield, and Nancy Curtin of Decatur; 25 Grandchildren; 8 Great Grandchildren; Sister: Mary M. Kiefer of Schaumburg; Brother: Jack Biehle of Bradenton, Florida and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

The Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 am on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 308 N. Pine in Stonington with Fr. Alan Hunter officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 until 7 pm at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to the Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

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