Patricia Ann Barkas, 78, of Darien passed away on Jan. 9, 2021, at Rosewood Manor in Delavan.

She was born at the Walworth County Hospital on June 20, 1942, to Arthur and Helen (Czarneski) Whalen. She was united in marriage to Thomas Barkas on Oct. 2, 1965. Patricia was a member of the Red Hats and volunteered at the Walworth County Fair. She enjoyed playing Euchre, was active with her grandkids, and loved life.

She is survived by: her husband, Thomas; four children, Shawn (Christal Lord) Barkas, of Ladysmith, Monica Frattaroli, of Stamford, Connecticut, Shane (Karen) Barkas, of West Allis and Eric (Brenda) Barkas, of Darien; two grandchildren, Zachary and Kendra; many nieces and a nephew.

Patricia is preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Arthur Whalen Jr.; a sister-in-law, Patricia; and a niece, Debbie.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.


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  1. So very sorry to see this! Pat & my mom Shirley were best friends. I now imagine them both together having a morning cup of coffee! Blessings to the family!
    Lisa Hanchette

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