Patricia Cherry

Thursday, August 16, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Patricia Ann Cherry, 77, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

She was born Oct. 9, 1929, in St. Louis, daughter of Edward and Lucille Kehoe Kelley. She and Kenneth W. Cherry were married May 24, 1958, in St. Charles, Mo.

Cherry was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church, and past president of Perryville Elks Auxiliary.

Survivors include her husband; five daughters, Linda Piva of Arnold, Mo., Patricia Schmitt of Patton, Mo., Marilyn Svoboda of Fenton, Mo., Theresa Weldele of Perryville, Sherry Robinson of Imperial, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sons.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, and 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Saturday at Miller Family Funeral Home. The Elks Auxiliary will have a service at 6:30 p.m. Friday, followed by the parish wake at 7. The rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Church, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery at Lemay, Mo.