Patricia Marie Minkler died Feb. 11. She was 76.
Mrs. Minkler was born June 8, 1937, in the Bronx, N.Y., to Patrick and Ellen Cahill. She spent her first 20 years in New York attending a public elementary school in the Bronx and later, an all-girl Catholic high school in Manhattan. She worked at MetLife and married Tom. They settled in Portland in 1968 where she was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom; and brother, John Cahill. She is survived by her daughters, Debra Minkler; Donna (Pete) Sweeney; son, Dave (Barbie) Minkler; brothers, Richard Cahill, Kevin Cahill (Mary Butler) and Robert (Margie) Cahill; and seven grandchildren.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at St. Agatha Church. Memorial donations can be made to the Oregon Humane Society.