Patricia Joan Raia
Patricia Joan Raia, age 77, a resident of Lake Villa, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was on May 7, 1938 in Chicago to Henry and Sophie (nee Beller) Schneider. She was a parishioner at St. Gilberts Church. Patricia enjoyed shopping, gardening and life. But, she really loved spending time with friends and family. Survivors include her husband, John, whom she married 58 years ago on April 28, 1957 in Chicago; her children, Michelle (Brian) Curtin of Lake Villa and John (Barb) of Wildwood. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Robert. All services were held privately and arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Memorial contributions may be made in Patricia’s name to Easter Seals or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.