Patricia J. Miranda

PAW PAW - Patricia “Pat” J. Miranda, 70, of Paw Paw, passed away Nov. 23, 2021 at OSF Saint Paul Medical Center, Mendota.

There will be no services at this time. Cremation rites have been accorded. Private burial will be at a later date.

Pat was born April 3, 1951 in Port Clinton, Ohio to Francis and Betty (Erickson) Blood.

Survivors include her daughter, Tara (Ryan) Young of Mendota; five sons, Brian Miranda of LaSalle, Dan Miranda of Centralia, Tony Miranda of Salem, Matt Miranda of Indianapolis and Jamie Miranda of Lexington, Ky.; one brother, Robert Ritter of the state of Ohio; two sisters, Peggy Case of Aberdeen, Md. and Sally Ritter of the state of Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and a grandson.

Pat was a waitress for several years at Ziggie’s and Parkway restaurants in Mendota for several years. She also worked at Prairie Crossing Assisted Living in Shabbona. She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. She enjoyed going to yard and estate sales and looking for old records.

Memorials may be directed to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Online condolences may be left at


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