Patricia Teal

Patricia Teal
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Patricia Ann Teal, nee Absher, 63, of Belleville, IL, born December 13, 1951, in Marion, IL, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Rosewood Care Center, Swansea, IL.

Patti worked in public relations throughout her life.  She was a member of the 623 Club.  She enjoyed Facebook, a good card game, shopping, and spending time with her friends.  Patti loved her grandchildren and a juicy story, especially one that needed her two cents at the end.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Paula Trent; her parents, Charles Joseph Absher and Hazel Frieda, nee Herren, Absher-Neuner; and two brothers, Charles Absher and Robert Absher.

Surviving are two daughters, Angela M. Absher-Hooten (John Knobloch) of New Athens, IL,
and Tamara Lynn Teal (Billy J.) Engleman of Stafford, VA;
seven grandchildren, Tyler (fiancee, Sarah), Robert,
Andrew, Ashlyn, and Adam,
Paige, and Forster;
a great-granddaughter, Rosie;
three brothers, Larry Absher of Marion, IL,
Samuel (Marsha) Absher of Belleville, IL,
and James (Carleeta) Absher of St. Louis, MO;
a sister-in-law, Jeanne Absher of Decatur, IL;
and 37 nieces and nephews.

The Teal family wants to give a very special thank you to the staff at Rosewood Care Center in Swansea, IL, for the care they gave Patti.  She loved it there and loved all the new friends she found there.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Heartland Hospice.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 22, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, June 22, at the funeral home.

Condolences Left For Patricia Teal

My prayers are with you all at this time. I know how hard it is to lose a parent Ive lost both of mine. Your mom was a very special lady Im really gonna miss her so much She has helped me and chatted with me through both of my parents passing. She was an Angel. RIParadise my sweet friend.

Misty Jorden, Huntsville, Alabama, 35805

Am so sorry to learn of Patti’s death. Know she loved her family and friends and will be forever missed. Know you are pleased that she is no longer in pain and under stress.

Dean Butler, , , 37055

You fought a very hard battle. Be at peace.

David Moake, Marion, Illinois, 62959

3rd grade was 57 years ago. I admired your courage then & now… I’ll miss you honey, RIP

Glenda Walker Obrien, New York, NY, 11691


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