Patricia Lee (O’Connor) Thalman

February 19, 1942 - December 7, 2020

02/19/1942 - 12/07/2020

Patricia Lee (O’Connor) Thalman, 78, of Shadyside, Ohio died Monday, December 7, 2020 at Continuing Healthcare of Shadyside.


She was born February 19, 1942 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, daughter of the late Bob and Rose (Rashka) O’Connor.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Howard Thalman on December 6, 2012.


She was a 1960 graduate of Martins Ferry High School and also graduated from Scott College of Cosmetology in Wheeling, WV.  She was a beautician in Shadyside where she resided with her family for 56 years.  She was also a homemaker and active in the lives of her grandchildren.  She enjoyed road trips, most notably to the Amish country, vacationing at Myrtle Beach with her family and going shopping and to the movies.


She is survived by her two loving children, Susan (Larry) Howell of Shadyside and William (Diane) Thalman of Murrysville, Pennsylvania, and six grandchildren, Jody, Rachel, Brian, Eric (Megan), Heather and Mark.  She is also survived by her brother, Michael (Margie) O’Connor of Shadyside.


Viewing will be at Bauknecht-Altmeyer funeral home in Shadyside on Friday, December 11 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM, followed by a memorial service at Greenwood Cemetery in Wheeling at approximately 12:30 PM.  A live remote viewing of Patricia’s service will be available by going to Patricia’s obituary on


Her family would like to thank the staff of Continuing Healthcare of Shadyside for their compassion and loving care.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to:


Activity Fund

Continuing Healthcare of Shadyside

60583 Ohio Route 7

Shadyside, Ohio 43947


Please click on the following link to view Patricia’s live service.

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Denise Regalsky Johnson
2 years ago

Praying that you find comfort. Aunt Pat was a sweet and gentle soul. We love you, Denise, Paul, Gabrielle and Lukas Johnson

Michael Orange
2 years ago

My sincere condolences to you Bill and to the family. Prayers!

2 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. Such a wonderful, loving gentle soul.

Judy Butler Bruney
2 years ago

Another from our Class of 1960 gone. Pat, a quiet and very sweet person, may you rest peacefully and may God wrap his arms around you and your family. Prayers.

Beth (Shaver) McCready
2 years ago

Susan and Bill, so sorry to see that your mom passed. I have many fond memories of her even as an adult going past the house and her saying hi from the porch. Prayers for comfort as you grieve.

Butch Miller
2 years ago

Mike. So very sorry for your loss. Please know you’re in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.

Carolyn Ferguson (Brown)
2 years ago

Susan Bill and families. So sorry for your loss. Pat was such a beautiful woman. We were neighbors for years while I was a teen. Your mom was so sweet a very nice woman with a kind heart. Prayers of comfort for you your brother and your families. Love in Christ.