Olive M. Pakosz

March 15, 1934 ~ December 30, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Olive Pakosz Obituary

Olive M. Pakosz, 89, Rochester, Indiana, passed away at 12:00 P.M. Saturday, December 30, 2023 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, Indiana.

She was born on March 15, 1934 in London, England, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Metcalf) Gator.

On May 23, 1955, she married her military husband, Peter A. Pakosz of Harvey, Illinois. In 1956, they moved to the Chicago area to reside. Olive moved to the Rochester, Indiana area seven years ago. She had been an ambulance driver while in London and in Chicago, she worked as a Nanny, child care provider and homemaker. She had been a Sunday School Teacher and enjoyed playing tennis at the Park Forest Tennis Club, being a proud league trophy winner. Olive also enjoyed cycling and was an amazing grandmother.

Survivors include daughter, Kimberly Ann (Todd) Pakosz-Farrar, Rochester, Indiana, son, Mitchell (Phyllis) Pakosz, Palos, Illinois, six grandchildren, Christine (Tony) Lombardo, Joliet, Illinois, Sean Menard, Hudson, Florida, Charles Green, Los Angles, California, Catherine “CeCe” Groth, Georgia, Maxwell (Tori) Pakosz, Nebraska, Alexis Farrar, Fort Wayne, Indiana, two great grandchildren, Giovanni Lombardo, Joliet, Illinois and Kira Pakosz. She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter, Catherine Campbell, sister, Joan Davidson, and brother, Doug Gator.

Memorial services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 19, 2024, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Friends may visit one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Legion Auxiliary or to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.

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January 19, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home
1101 Jefferson Street
Rochester, IN 46975

Memorial Service
January 19, 2024

11:00 AM
Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home
1101 Jefferson Street
Rochester, IN 46975


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