Obituaries

Patricia Manning Bilardi

July 17, 1934 - March 31, 2018

Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Friday, April 6, 2018 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 3312 Dryden Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76109. Interment will be at 10:15 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2018 at DFW National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018 with a Rosary beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Thompson’s Harveson and Cole Funeral Home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Andrew Catholic Church or the Doris Kupferle Breast Cancer Foundation.

Patricia “Pat” Manning Bilardi passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018.

Pat was one of eleven children born to Bernard and Anvelina Manning.  She married Joe Bilardi in 1955, while he was stationed at Carswell Air Force Base, and their union provided an example to their family of a lifelong, loving marriage.

Pat was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother and aunt.  She was deeply devoted to her family and she showed her love by hosting frequent family gatherings.  Pat loved to travel and experience other cultures.  She was an avid tennis player for most of her life. She enjoyed seeing musicals and cooking for her loved ones.

Pat was a parishioner and Eucharistic Minister at St. Andrew Catholic Church and an officer in The Woman’s Club of Fort Worth.  She also held leadership positions in the Doris Kupferle Breast Cancer Foundation.

Pat was preceded in death by her beloved granddaughter,  Crystal.

Survivors: Husband, Joseph “Joe” Bilardi, son, Chris Bilardi and wife, Michelle, daughter, Pam Beasley, son, James Bilardi and wife, Patti, son, Matt Bilardi and wife, Susan, sisters, Wilma and Margaret, grandchildren, Rachel and husband, Kenny, Sean and wife, Elizabeth, Tiffany and husband, Wes, Ryan, Samantha, Alyse, and Jake, and great-grandchildren, Lillyanna, Claire and Nelda.