Pat M. Pelton. Known as a fun-loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Pat always had a zest for life and a twinkle in her eye. To many, she was also loved as "Tia." She and her husband, Jerry, brought their children, Stefanie Gae, Randee, and Mark to Palm Springs in 1960. Together they proudly established Pelton's Deluxe and Action Pool Services. Pat also enjoyed her career affiliations with the Executive Airport, Palm Springs Unified School District, and Ladd's Hardware. Pat had a passion for camping, traveling, dancing, entertaining, and creating beautiful crafts. Serving as Bethel Guardian of Job's Daughters Bethel 186 for many years was very rewarding for her. Nothing made her happier than opening her home and her heart for celebrating life with those she loved. Pat left us as she lived, with quiet dignity and grace, at home in the loving arms of her children. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years and is survived by her 3 children and their spouses, grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren who cherished her. Mom is now dancing in the arms of her beloved Coo-Coo under God's graceful gaze. All who knew her are comforted in the knowledge that we have a special angel watching over us. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, remembrances be made to the
. Visitation will be 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on Friday January 18 at Wiefels Chapel, Celebration of Pat's Life will be 9:00 am Saturday January 19 at Wiefels Chapel, Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cathedral City.
Published in The Desert Sun from Jan. 17 to Jan. 19, 2013