Chesterton Tribune

Patricia J. Sitar dies at 67

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Patricia J. Sitar, age 67 of Michigan City, passed away Sunday March 8, 2009 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital, Michigan City.

She was born July 10, 1941 in Valparaiso, the daughter of Peter and Angela (Sitar) Jerkins.

She is survived by her sister Diane (Tom) Myers of Chesterton; nieces and nephews, Kris (Dan) Vitoux, Tony (Libby) Navarro, Tia (Mat) Blair, Angela (Brian) Fender, Michael Mejia; six great nieces and nephews; special people in her life who were like family, Xochi and Che Navarro of California and many very close friends whom she loved very much.

Patricia moved to Los Angeles, Calif. when she was 18 in 1959. She worked for Los Angeles County Emergency Management where she implemented the first 911 systems for the county, she worked for them for 42 years. Pat retired and lived in Big Bear, Calif. and later moved back to Indiana to be with her family and long time friends, who meant everything to her.

A funeral service will be Friday March 13, at 7 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

Visitation will be Friday, March 13, from 4 p.m. until time of services at 7 p.m. Cremation will follow services at Heritage Crematory, Portage. Memorials may be made to the Porter County Humane Society.


 Posted 3/11/2009