Patricia “Patsy” Jane Tomblingson

East Alton | Tuesday, March 22 2011

Patricia “Patsy” Jane Tomblingson, 80, passed away at 8:05 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at her residence.

She was born December 4, 1930 in Alton, IL, the daughter of the late, Edward J. & Lucille (Walter) Hanlon.

She married Earl Tomblingson Jr. in Alton on November 4, 1955 and he passed away in February of 1989.

Patsy was employed at Olin Corp. as and inspector working 35 years and retiring in 1987.

She is survived by two sons and their spouses, John “Jack” & Pam Tomblingson of Gillespie, IL and Tom & Paula Tomblingson of East Alton; one daughter, Kelly Powell of Altoona, FL; five grandchildren, Jamie Roach, Melissa Chaney, Jason Powell, Alicia Powell and Anna Tomblingson; six great grandchildren, Hunter, River, Emily, Darren, Corey and Jaylin; five brothers and sisters and their spouses, Michael & Lovonne Hanlon of Hardin, KY, James & Dorothy Hanlon of Alton, Sheila & Ronnie Reckard of Portage, WI, Timothy & Joyce Hanlon of Godfrey and Nancy & Larry Bundridge of Wood River and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers, Edward, John and Thomas Hanlon; one sister-in-law and an infant brother and sister.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm on Friday, March 25, 2011 at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton.

A graveside service will be held at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Godfrey at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2011, with Fr. Delix Michel S.S.L. officiating. 

Memorials may be made to the Local Alton Chapter of the Salvation Army.

Online condolences and guestbook may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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