Patricia “Trish” McDonnell, 67, of Butler, passed peacefully, Friday, August 27, 2021 at home surrounded by family. She was born June 30, 1954, in Culver City, California, to the late Robert and Genevieve (Lawrence) Green. She Graduated from Crestwood High School in Mantua, Ohio, in 1972.
Trish married her husband William “Pat” McDonnell on August 5, 1973 at Hiram Christina Church in Hiram, Ohio. They raised their girls in Streetsboro, Ohio and then moved to Avilla, Indiana and finished raising their family there.
Trish had worked for Kaisers Super Market in Butler in the deli, Butler Elementary School in the cafeteria, and Bullhoff Inc in Kendallville in customer service.
She was a member of the Butler Church of Christ.
Trish loved her gardens. She enjoyed camping and traveling; she especially loved her trip to Ireland. She is a huge animal person. She loved her dogs and time spent with her horses.
Trish is survived by her husband, Wm. “Pat” McDonnell; daughters, Christina (Patrick) Aiken of Niceville, Florida, Kelly (Gabe) McDonnell of Avilla and Erin (Alex) Diaz of Butler; grandchildren, Daren, Joshua, Timothy, Allison, Bailey, Alivya, Haeli, Pace, Haidon, Sydney, Chase, Marcus, Alexander and Breanna; brothers, Larry (Dung) Green of California, Ralph (Margaret) Green of North Carolina and Bobby Waller of Ohio; sisters, Dorothy Lee, Margaret Masters and Cindy (Jeff) Gundlach all of Ohio.
Patricia was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Ron Lee.
Funeral Service is 6 p.m., Friday, September 3, 2021 at H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, 212 N Broadway St., Butler, with calling from 2-6 p.m. prior to the service. Pastor Scott Lanning will be officiating the service.
Preferred memorials are to Compassion International Sponsorship, Fanny Quizhpilema, Colorado Springs, Colorado
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