GIDDINGS-Patricia M., age 70 years, 2030 East 110th Street, Carmel, IN, former long-time resident of Omaha, died Wed., March 19, 2008. She was born in Chicago, IL on April 8, 1937, the daughter of Ambrose and Mary O’Connell. She attended Holy Name Grade School and Holy Name High School in Omaha and lived in Omaha for 50 years before retiring with husband Mike for the last 20 years in Indiana. Patricia married Michael Giddings on September 5, 1953 in Omaha. Patricia is survived by husband of 54 years, Michael L. Giddings; 6 children, Deborah A. (Giddings) Megel and husband Steve, Robert M. Giddings and wife Kathy, Mary Pat (Giddings) Pistillo and husband Don, William T. Giddings, Patricia M. (Giddings) Tallman and husband J.R., Margaret A. (Giddings) Castillo and husband Allan; 13 grandchildren: Benjamin J. Megel, Elizabeth A. Megel, Kelly K. Megel, Christine M. Pistillo, Stephanie M. Pistillo, Mary E. Pistillo, Donald J. Pistillo Jr., Michael L. Tallman, Mckayla D. Tallman, Sean P. Tallman, Kaitlyn M. Tallman, Christopher A. Castillo, Aric H. Lane; one great-grandchild, Abigail R. Megel; two sisters, Kathleen Comstock and Peggy Pojar; one brother, Ambrose O’Connell. Preceded in death by twin brother, Michael O’Connell. Vigil Service Monday, 3/24/08, 7:00 p.m., St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 15353 Pacific, with Fr. Bill O’Leary. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, 3/25/08, 10:30 a.m., St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, with Fr. Mel Merwald and Fr. Bill O’Leary. Burial at Calvary Cemetery following Mass. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Patricia’s name to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The family will receive friends Monday, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at St. Wenceslaus Church.
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