Patricia Ann Sipowicz
Patricia Ann Sipowicz (Tillinghast), beloved wife and mother, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the age of 80 in Lubbock, Texas.
A rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m., with visitation following at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Resthaven's Abbey Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m..Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Christ the King Cathedral Catholic Church. Interment will follow at City of Lubbock Cemetery.
She was born in Ilion, New York. She married her love and partner in life, Thomas Sipowicz, on October 8, 1960. Together they raised six children. Pat worked in radio, advertising and later had a second career as a Parish Director of Religious Education. In addition to being a loving mother, wife and homemaker, she was a life-long artist, artisan and gardener. Pat was a woman of deep faith and lived it out in the most practical ways, particularly advocating and caring for those whose voices were not heard or whose needs were not met. In addition to her daughter, Linda, she was pre-deceased by her parents Kenneth and Agnes Tillinghast.
She is survived by her husband of fifty-eight years, Thomas of Lubbock, Texas, and their children, Lauri Deckard, Timothy Sipowicz (Lori), Thomas Sipowic, Susan Martz, and Michael Sipowicz (Kimberly). She is also survived by her brother, John (Barbara) Tillinghast, her sister Ann Harris (Wayne), as well as by sixteen grandchildren, one great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.
Donations can be made in her memory to the Childhood Leukemia Foundation. Online condolences may be offered on our website at