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Mary Frances "Pat" (Pruitt) Tomchesson

August 23, 1933 — February 5, 2023

Woodway, Texas

Mary Frances (Pat) Tomchesson, age 89 of Woodway, TX, passed away peacefully on the fifth of February 2023 at The Delaney at Lake Waco. Rosary will be 11:30 am, visitation with the family will be at 12 pm, followed by mass at 12:30 pm, Thursday, February 9th at St. Jerome Catholic Church. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Mausoleum in Bremond, TX.

Pat was born on August 23rd, 1933 to Jay and Oma Pruitt in Bremond, TX. She was a graduate of Bremond High School, and moved to Waco in 1950 to attend 4C Business College. She married Fred Tomchesson on September 22nd, 1951, where they then lived for 73 years and raised three children.

After graduation she went to work for A. N. Denton Cotton Company. After a break from raising her children, she re-entered the workforce at Central Freight Lines and remained there until her retirement in 1988.

Pat was a faithful Catholic who enjoyed cross stitching, solving crossword puzzles, working with her flowers, reading, and walks in the neighborhood. She was the best Mom, mother-in-law and Nanny who always showed her love for family with her Sunday lunches and her special Holiday baking.

She was preceded in death by her parents, devoted husband Fred of 66 yrs, brother John Pruitt, sisters Dan Ables and Marjorie Faulk, daughter Gale Heubach and devoted son-in-law's Mitch Connell and Mike Wardlaw.

Pat is survived by her daughter Susan Wardlaw, son Troy and wife Jenni Tomchesson, son-in-law Gary Heubach, brother Zane and wife Edith Pruitt, sister Brenice Heiman, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Beatrice and Richard Bielamowicz, grandchildren Stacy and husband Stephen Cook, Michelle and husband Joe Wilson, Michael and wife Jennifer O'Sullivan, Sean and wife Tiffany O'Sullivan, Megan Perry, Joseph and wife Savannah Tomchesson; great-grandchildren Ryan Cook, Reagan and husband Steven Adler, Gregory, Travis and Abigale Wilson, Jaxon and Lukas O'Sullivan, Liam and Rowan O'Sullivan, Krystina Haynes and Keegan Perry and a host of extended family and friends.

The family would like to thank the caregivers and team of The Delaney at Lake Waco, Baylor Scott and White Health, Interim Healthcare and Dr. Shawn Skeen. Memorials can be made to Interim Hospice, St. Jerome Catholic Church or charity of your choice.

Pallbearers will be Steven Adler, Ryan Cook, Stephen Cook, Michael O’Sullivan, Sean O’Sullivan, Joseph Tomchesson, Greg Wilson, Joe Wilson, and, Travis Wilson.

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Recitation of the Rosary

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

St Jerome Catholic Church (Waco, Tx)

9820 Chapel Road, Woodway, TX 76712

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Visitation

Thursday, February 9, 2023

11:50am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

St Jerome Catholic Church (Waco, Tx)

9820 Chapel Road, Woodway, TX 76712

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Starts at 12:30 pm (Central time)

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9820 Chapel Road, Woodway, TX 76712

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Committal

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

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