Patricia Alden Sutherland, born May 13, 1940 in Oneonta, New York, to Walt & Beatrice Deming, passed away September 3rd, 2021 in Lodi, California at the age of 81.
Patricia spent many years as a hairstylist before meeting and marrying Dr. Arliss Sutherland on August 15, 1981. Together they shared passions for traveling, deep sea fishing, cooking and gardening. The two enjoyed many vacations with family and close friends. Patricia was married to Arliss for 33 years when he passed away. The love they had for each other was obvious.
In her later years, Patricia enjoyed playing bingo and bridge with friends as well as visiting with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, and was sure to express how proud she was of her entire family. Nothing made her more proud than her children, her grandchildren, and their accomplishments.
Patricia loved to cook, and she hosted many dinner parties and family gatherings.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Arliss; her parents; brother, Keith; daughter-in-law, Julie Sutherland; granddaughter, Kristina; and many close friends.
She is survived by her children, Kathleen (Russell) Wold, Kimberly (Corey) Sutherland, Scott (Debra) Sutherland, Laurel (Ralph) Purcell, Wade (the late Julie) Sutherland; and grandchildren, Jeremy (Wendy) Wold, Jeffrey Wold, Jason (Tiffany) Wold, Jamie (Luke) Buckley, Joelle (fiancé Kris) Sutherland, Kate Sutherland, Emily (James) Blackburn, Kira (Tayler) Mitchell, Arliss (Kim) Kosta, Jana (Tim) Long, Jesse Joens; 16 great grandchildren; sister, Gloria (Bill) Hall; and nieces, Lise and Jessica.
Patricia was a "MARVELOUS" woman with a huge heart and a love for family and friends that will always be remembered.
In her honor, there will be a Rosary in the chapel of Cherokee Funeral Home beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 23rd. A funeral mass will be held at St. Anne's Catholic Church on Friday, September 24th at 10 a.m. with interment immediately following at Cherokee Memorial Park. A memorial open house reception will be hosted at the home of Russell & Kathleen Wold following the burial.
Published by Lodi-News Sentinel from Sep. 14 to Sep. 21, 2021.