Patricia “Tish” Jean (Ham) O’Connor of Glendale, passed away Dec. 5, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was born in Indianapolis May 18, 1953, to Harold Hadley Ham and Muriel (Colbert) Ham.
She is survived by her husband, Davin O’Connor; son Rick Roark (Steve); granddaughter Samantha Barger; stepsons Chris O’Connor and Patrick O’Connor; stepdaughters Kellie Dayhoff, Dawn O’Connor and April O’Connor; sisters Diana Skomp (Alvin), Lee Ham (James), Mary Jones (Johnny), Lorri Starner (Neal), Iona Ortiz, Rose Hutton (David), and Marilyn Hendrickson; brothers Daniel Ham and John Ham (Lula); numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She also left behind her beloved dogs, Lacy and Lucy.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; sister Lisa Ham; brothers William Ham, Charles Ham, and Robert Ham; niece Rachel Wurster; and stepson Kevin O’Connor.
Tish loved spending time with her family, fishing and working in her flowers. She loved her dogs and took care of all the neighborhood animals. She was one of a kind and will be truly missed by everyone who knew her.
To honor her wishes, there will be no services. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering with friends and family this next summer. Memorial contributions can be made in her honor to Daviess County Friends for Animals, P.O. Box 402, Washington, IN 47501.