Patricia A. Thorn

Patricia Ann Thorn, 67, of Merrillville, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.

Mrs. Thorn graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in 1963 and from Lutheran Hospital-University of St. Francis in 1965. She worked as a radiology technologist and retired from Dyer Family Practice-Franciscan St. Margaret's Dyer Campus.

She was a member of St. Andrew Parish in Merrillville, Daughters of Isabella, Women of St. Andrew, Delta Theta Tau Sorority, American Society of Radiologic Technologists and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

She was the daughter of Gerald and Geraldine Seifert. She married Lonnie L. Thorn, who preceded her in death in 1984.

Survivors include three daughters, Carrie (Scott) Thornberry, Tricia (Omar) Kustric and Kelly (Clint) Turpen; a son, Andrew (Jacki) Thorn; a sister, Margaret (Richard) Moore; two brothers-in-law, James Young and Lynn (Arlene) Thorn; and 10 grandchildren, Elizabeth Thornberry, Megan Thornberry, Samantha Thornberry, Haley Thornberry, Reeve Kustric, Lucas Kustric, Nicholas Kustric, Julia Thorn, Drew Thorn and Gaby Thorn.

Calling is Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a wake service at 5:30 p.m., at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point. A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 801 W. 73rd Ave., Merrillville, with Rev. Brian Chadwick officiating. Cremation will follow.