Of Santa Rosa, CA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on March 4, 2014. Pat was born in Windsor, Canada and raised in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan. She graduated from St Ambrose High School in 1951 and received a Bachelor's degree from Mary Grove College in 1956. Pat moved to San Francisco in 1958 where she met and married her husband Frank, whom she was married for 51 years. They moved to Sonoma County in 1962 and have resided in Santa Rosa since 1973. Pat was a Registered Dietician in San Francisco and did consult work throughout Sonoma County until she started at Healdsburg Hospital as the Dietician and Food Service Manager. She worked at Healdsburg General until her retirement in 1990. Pat embraced every day with a passion and lived life to the fullest. She fought a courageous battle with grace and dignity, and always with a smile on her face. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was an avid reader and had an inquisitive mind. She enjoyed playing bridge, gardening and spending time with family and friends. She and Frank also enjoyed traveling with friends and family both at home and abroad. Pat is survived by her husband Frank, her son Steve and daughter Cathy as well as her step children Frank, Geraldine and Dave and her grandchildren. Her last two years were blessed with the addition of her grandson Lucas, who was the light of her life and best medicine, as well as his mom Maggie. She is also survived by her sister Mary Louise Clark and brother Richard David Liddell, both of Michigan. Friends are invited to a Rosary Service at Daniels Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa at 7:00 p.m .on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 with visitation to commence at 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be said Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Eugene's Cathedral, Santa Rosa. Entombment to follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Santa Rosa. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated and may be sent in memory of Patricia Costaglio to Catholic Charities of Santa Rosa, P.O. Box 4900, Santa Rosa, CA 95402 or Cutaneous Lymphoma Research Group, Attn: Youn Kim, M.D., 900 Blake Wilbur Dr., Stanford, CA 94305. Daniels Chapel of the Roses Funeral and Cremation Services 525-3730
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Daniels Chapel of the Roses
1225 Sonoma Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Published Online in the Press Democrat from Mar. 9 to Mar. 12, 2014