27 February 1925 ~ 15 August 2021

Much loved wife of Vincent (deceased).
Devoted and loving mother and mother-in-law of
Barbara and Ross, Paul and Jean, John and Sharon,
Clare and Wayne, and Adrian and Kate.
Proud Granny of Isabel, Craig, David,
Megan, Alice and Lucy.
Proud Great Granny of
Isaiah, Albie, Henry and Amelia.
Dear friend of Trish and Terry.

Sincere thanks to the Dunbar Community for
your loving care and support.


Pat’s Funeral Mass will be offered entirely at St Thomas Moore Catholic Church,
19 Laverstock Road, Elizabeth North on Thursday 19 August, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
The Mass is also available by livestream. Please follow the link provided above.

Message Board

Judy Small -

Hi Dilger family , I just wanted to send you some love at this time , Pat was always such a beautiful aunt to myself and my children , It’s always difficult to loose a parent ❤️ I will be tuned into Aunty Pats funeral on line with thoughts and feelings of my own sadness for a beautiful life well lived , thinking of you all ! Luv Jude X

Sheila Kirk -

To Barbara Paul John Clare Adrian and families . My thoughts and memories are with you all today . Auntie Pat was a caring loving and gentle person. I always admired the way she looked after and cared for Grannie Nellie and the close relationship she had with our mum . She was a very special person . My love and support goes out to you all today ❤️ Sheila and family .

Sheena Hatch & David Hatch -

Sincere Condolences for the sad loss of Pat. We hope fond memories help ease the loss of the lovely Pat. Kindest regards Dave, Nancy, Sheena and Alicia.

Christine Dilger -

Our thoughts are with Auntie Pat's family today. We will remember her gentle and generous hospitality, her sense of fun, her friendship with our Mum, Connie and her strong sense of family. God bless you, Auntie Pat.

Anthony Cheetham -

So sorry to hear about your mum,Adrian! She was a wonderful lady and so many memories! She was very kind to us lot,wasn't she?? Helen and myself are thinking of you all! God bless!

Adrian Dilger -

It has been quite a while since I have been able to see my Aunty Pat, but my memories of the many trips to visit her and my Uncle Vin in Elizabeth SA are amongst the happiest memories I have. Whenever I enjoy a lemon cheesecake I always recall those that she made and shared with us. A truly sweet and beautiful soul, I know she will be terribly missed by all those that were close to her. My thoughts and prayers today are of her and for her immediate family who will of course be saddened by this loss. I hope all those that can attend her funeral today can come together to commiserate and celebrate the wonderful life she lived. Aunty Pat, you are very much loved and will be very much missed.

Joanna Ash-Griffiths -

Thinking of Great Aunty Pat’s family as you all farewell a lovely lady. I will always have fond memories of staying with Pat and Vin when Grandma Connie took me on the train as a young girl to visit. We played a lot of scrabble while we shared a tin of Quality Street and I’m told Pat would have been enjoying a nip of brandy! Thanks for the memory Great Aunty Pat, it’s one I’ve treasured and will continue to do so. Love to all.

Susan Foster -

It was lovely to be able to share the celebration of Aunty Pat’s wonderful life with you all today online, such beautiful words for a kind, gentle and caring woman who was very much loved. I will always remember being greeted with a big smile and a very warm welcome on every visit, so many happy memories. Thinking of you all and sending all my love and sympathy, Susan

Barbara Taylor -

Remembering Pat with so much love, she was a mentor to me, such a lovely gentle lady. Always smiling xxxxxx

Winifred Sutcliffe & family -

To Pat & Vin's family, special thoughts and deepest sympathy at this time with you all. I met many of you at aunty Nel's 90'th birthday. Its times like this that you remember the good days spent with everyone. My family remember Pat & Vin coming to NZ, from memory some time in the 1980's. That was special. Thank you Judy for letting us know of Pat's passing and please pass our thoughts and prayers to the Fox's in Canberra. Love to you always, Winifred & family.

Tony Fox -

We were all sad to here of aunt Pats passing, all of us have fond memories of a very special lady that we will never forget. Di and I watched the funeral service online and thought it was a beautiful farewell. Our thoughts are with all the family at this sad time. Love always Tony, Dianne, Aaron and Trent.