Patricia Ann Birch, age 69, of Peoria, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at her home. Pat was born on July 26, 1944 in Peoria to Harry T. and Louise K. (Durham) Doran. She married Junior Lee Birch on August 23, 1976. He preceded her in death in 2004. Pat is survived by her children, Barbara Landis of Peoria, Timothy Stear of Brimfield and James (Jani) Stear of Elmwood, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and five brothers and sisters, Phyllis (Earl) Melton, Sharon Stear, Linda (David) Bell, Ray (Connie) Doran and Maryann (Maurice)Cannon. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and five brothers and sisters, Shirley, Ronald, William, Harry Jr., and John. Pat retired from Methodist Medical Center in 2008. She enjoyed playing bingo and watching stock car races. Services will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 11am at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria. Memorials may be made to St. Jude or IL Cancer Care.