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Patricia Gorman SAN DIEGO Patricia May Gorman, age 84, of San Diego, California, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 5th surrounded by family.Pat was born to Leonard and Velma May on July 16, 1934 in Palmyra, Missouri. She was a 1952 graduate from Lockport High School in Lockport, Illinois. She married Paul Gorman on July 11, 1954 in Joliet, Illinois, and moved to San Diego where Paul was stationed in the Navy. They moved back to Illinois and raised their two boys in New Lenox, Illinois. Pat worked at Lincoln-Way High School as the secretary to the superintendent for many years. A life-long learner, she went back to school and received her bachelor's degree from Governor's State.Pat and Paul left the cold winters of Illinois and moved back to San Diego in 1985.Pat continued to work as an executive secretary for MICA and UCSD until she retired in 1995.Pat was an avid quilter! She enjoyed volunteering at the Visions Quilt Museum and St. David's Episcopal Church. Pat and Paul were very active in the Centre City San Diego Toastmasters Club and she loved her monthly Bunco gathering.She is loved and will be missed by her husband of 64 years, Paul; sons Mark (Beverly) of West Chester, Ohio and David (Catherine) of Crystal Lake, Illinois; grandchildren Kyle, Sarah, Ryan and Kevin; sister Shirley (Russ) Finch; brothers Brad May and Chandler (Sue) May; and many special nieces, nephews and friends. July 16, 1934 - August 5, 2018. The family will welcome friends on Saturday, August 11th for a celebration of Pat's life beginning at 11 am. The memorial service begins at noon. St. David's Episcopal Church, 5050 Milton Street, San Diego, CA 92110.In lieu of flowers, make donations in Pat's name to St. David's Church - Food Pantry.
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Aug. 10, 2018
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