Eileen 'Rita' PATTEN (née Keegan)

Passed away peacefully 15-09-23 surrounded by loved ones.

Adored wife of Ray.

Cherished mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great grandmother of:

Maryanne, Bernard (dec.): Patrick, Bonnie, Havana, Aria; Haydn, Alice, Poppy, Millie; Annie.


Lyndy, Rodney: Sam, Liz, Stella, Nellie, Sadie; Jessica, Luke, Charli, Bella; Tom, Eliza, Hadley; Eddy.


Susan, Elio.


Donna, Trevor: Mathew, Kata, Oscar; Brett, Ashley.


Raelene, Leo: Laura, Andrew, Adaline, Davanie; Abby.


Cathryn, Peter: Joe, Will.


Louise: Luke(dec), Jack(dec), Billy, Jayme, Charlie; Ned, Sonny; Maggie, Dominic, Zani; Lucy.


Sarah: Sid, Jade, Elodie; Danny, Kirsty, Freddie.


Julia: Milly, Ted, Norman; Lewis. Jack: Eliza, Mason.


Emma, Michael: Max.

The Funeral Mass for ‘RITA’ will be offered at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Lava Street, Warrnambool on FRIDAY (September 22) commencing at 1pm.

The cortège will leave the Church at the conclusion of Funeral Mass for the Warrnambool Cemetery.

The Rosary will be recited at the above Church on THURSDAY evening commencing at 7.30p.m.

Condolences can be offered on webpage

Funeral Notice

ServiceSeptember 22, 2023 - 1:00 pmLava Street Warrnambool, VIC Venue: St Joseph's Catholic Church


  1. Auntie Rita you was such a kind, wonderful and beautiful person. I am so glad that I got to know you, and you will always be in my heart, thoughts and prayers.
    Lots of hugs & kisses.

    Geraldine Purkiss September 21, 2023
  2. Deepest sympathy to Ray and family on the passing of Rita. A much respected neighbour.
    Basil Hall

    Basil Hall September 21, 2023
  3. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” Love you Mum

    Cathryn Richardson September 19, 2023
  4. Saddened to hear of Rita’s passing. A Gracious Lady. Norm and Diane Yodgee.

    Diane Yodgee September 18, 2023
  5. My deepest condolences to the Boyle family; Lyndy, Rodney: Sam, Liz, Stella, Nellie, Sadie; Jessica, Luke, Charli, Bella; Tom, Eliza, Hadley, and Eddy. Thinking of you all at this sad time. “Granny” will be remembered always in your hearts. Much love, Brooke Jones x

    Brooke Jones September 18, 2023
  6. A privilege to have known such a beautiful and serine lady.
    Daryl has many fond childhood memories of spending time with Rita Ray and the family . . Rest in peace Rita you will be greatly missed . . Love Daryl & Jen

    Jenny & Daryl Paroissien September 17, 2023
  7. Thankyou Aunty Rita for everything you have done for me over the years,getting you up in the middle of the night,me sleeping on the couch,love you xxoo,

    Katherine Taylor September 16, 2023