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Patricia L. (Mills) Bresnahan

September 6, 1941 — November 15, 2022


Patricia L. Bresnahan, 81, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 8:35 pm, Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at her home.

Pat was born September 6, 1941 in Monmouth, IL, the daughter of Harry, Jr. and Dorothy (Boyd) Mills.  She was raised and educated in the Monmouth area and graduated from Warren High School in 1960.

Pat married John E. Bresnahan on June 10, 1961 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Monmouth, IL and he passed away on January 25, 2021.

Pat worked at Maytag/Admirals in Galesburg for 35 years.  She and her husband John also ran Murph’s Tap for many years in Monmouth.  Pat loved to read, and enjoyed going to flea markets.  She enjoyed getting together with her friends and having happy hour with them.  Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  Pat was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Monmouth, IL.

Survivors include her children, Toni Kay Robbins and John Michael Bresnahan all of Monmouth, IL; four grandchildren, Rachel (Kimber) Robbins, Raleigh (Stacie) Robbins, Ramsey (Brandy) Robbins & Rory (Amanda) Robbins; seven great grandchildren, Jordan Robbins, Madison Robbins, Morgan Robbins, Xander Robbins, Myles Robbins, Rorie Lynn Robbins, Leslie Albert; two brothers, Larry Mills of Monmouth and Rick (Rita) Mills of Galesburg, IL; one sister, Judy Totten of Wataga, IL; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Bresnahan; one sister, Donna Empson; one great granddaughter, Raelynn Robbins; her son in law, Ricky Robbins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at Immaculate Conception Church, Monmouth, IL.  Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Monmouth, IL.  Open visitation will be from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL. The family will not be present.  Memorials may be given to the Patricia Bresnahan Memorial Fund.

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

9:00am - 5:00 pm (Central time)

McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory

1007 North G Street, Monmouth, IL 61462

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

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Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church

200 West Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462

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