Patricia Anne Leray

Melfort, Saskatchewan

Sep 3, 1949 – Apr 18, 2020 (Age 70)


September 3, 1949
April 18, 2020
Melfort, Saskatchewan



Patricia was born September 3, 1949 to Joseph & Frances Bodo. Patricia started her schooling at Brushwood School west of St. Brieux and finished her schooling in St. Brieux.

On September 7, 1968 she married the love of her life, Joseph Leray. Over the years Mom had numerous jobs, the one she loved most of all was baking.  Mom could whip up a meal in no time flat and it was always amazing.  She was always taking someone food in time of need.  She loved spending time with the little people in her life.  Mom shared Dad’s love for farming and together they made that dream come true.  She spent hours gardening even though  she said she hated gardening.  She always had a basement full of canning.

Mom had a strong faith and a very firm belief in St. Thérèse who helped Mom through many dark times.

Patricia passed away April 18, 2020. She was diagnosed with cancer in 2015 and fought hard for 5 years.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of fifty years (Joseph Leray) and father Joseph Bodo.

Patricia is survived by her three children: Darcy (Colin) of Melfort, Blaine of St. Brieux, Ashley (Stephanie) of Estevan. Grandchildren: Kayla (Jeremy), Riley and Curtis.  Great Grandchildren: Hunter Damon, Killian.  Her mother Frances Coquet, sister Josie Gallays, Brother Edward Bodo as well as numerous nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Due to Covid 19 a Funeral Service will be delayed to a later date.

Memorial contributions in memory of Pat may be directed to the Chateau Providence Care Home   P.O. Box 340  St. Brieux, SK  S0K 3V0.

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Condolences to the family. Pat was very kind, a sweet soul. I always enjoyed visiting, especially with dad whenever wed drop in for coffee. Thinking of all of you. I am thankful that both Joe and Pat were part of my life.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Pat's children and families,
mother Francis, sister Josie and brother Ed and families.
Pat was a wonderful, friendly, kind lady. With our deepest sympathy!

Your Mom was a sensitive, loving, caring person who could remain optimistic regardless of trials that came her way. She enjoyed telling friends about the latest events with her family who were the center of her life. We will always have fond memories of her and know the community of St. Brieux is a better place because of her presence.

our deepest sympathy to all of Pat's family . our prayers are with you.

My deepest sympathy to the family

Deepest condolences to the family. Pats baking skills and kindness will be missed. Cherish your memories and know that your Mom was one very fine lady who was greatly loved and respected.

Our Deepest Condolences to Pats family,
Josie and her family, Ed and his family, all the Leray families!
We had a few long visits in the Melfort hospital while my father in law was admitted there for a few days! It was so wonderful to spend that time with her! She was so happy to have visitors, we did a lot of reminiscing! She will be sadly missed by so many! May she Rest In Peace in our Lords loving arms!
Love & Hugs ♥

So sorry to hear of Pats passing . I remember her fondly from when we were kids riding horses, and later as a really lovely person.

Our deepest sympathy to all of Pats family . Pat and Joe were so friendly and kind! My kids always said Pat made the best buns with hamburger in them :) . She was a hard worker , a kind and Strong woman . May she Rest In Peace now ❤
Joan & Bernie Hermus and family