Patricia Fox Deiters, 96, of Beverly, died Aug. 5.
Visitation will be held Aug. 24, at 9:30 a.m., at St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m.
She is survived by her children, Jim (Pam), Bill (Harumi), Kathy Troller, Jayne (Phyllis Raine), Bob (Bridget), Marilee (Bruce) Nelson, Beth Piescinski and Rich (Kelly); her grandchildren, Jim (Erika), Jeanne (John) Byrne, David, Dan, Matt, Mark (Robbie), George (Patty), Herb (Bridie), Hank (Deanna), Chris, Mariko (James Carter), Meg (Mike) Hudak, Ellen (Simon) Christensen, Maureen (Juan) Ortiz, Mary Pat (Jason) Carr, Tim (Kristen), Bridget (Matt) Ince, Kate Nelson, Abby (Greg) Noha, David Nelson, Maggie and Leah Piescinski, Neal (Anne), Jack and Emily; 30 great-grandchildren; her siblings, Marie O’Connor and Sally Shannon; her in-laws, Henry (Joan) Deiters and Lorraine Schlicklin; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and neighbors.
Deiters graduated from Academy of Our Lady (Longwood) and the Chicago Teachers College. She taught in the Chicago Public Schools system and was later a CPS substitute and ESL instructor. She was a lifelong learner and member of St. Barnabas parish, Renaissance Academy and Theology South.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kolbe House, Emilie’s Fund at Smith Village, WBEZ-FM or WTTW-TV.