was born in Winnipeg, Canada on January 13, 1945, to Steve and Iris Kostick. Passed away December 2, 2020. She had three younger sisters, Betty, Marge and Daisy, and a brother, Dennis.
After graduating from high school where she was an outstanding student, she spent several years working in western Canada before returning to Winnipeg to continue her education. After graduating from college, Pat obtained a Nursing Administrators degree, serving as an administrator for several years before she moved to Toronto for a better job. She ended up at a large hospital where she supervised 600 nurses.
In 1988 she moved to Safford, Arizona where she supervised three nursing homes for a Canadian Company that had nursing homes in Douglas, Safford and Payson. Following the sale of these facilities she moved to Green Valley, Arizona where she ran the Santa Rita Nursing Home. Over the next nine years, the facility received top ratings in the state of Arizona.
Pat started at Posada LTC in January 2002 as the Administrator. She was loved and respected by all residents and employees. Pat retired in 2012.
Pat is survived by her husband Jack; four sons, James McTaggart, Charles, John, and James Wilson, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren which she cherished. After a fight with lung cancer she succumbed to Covid-19. Arrangements by SMART CREMATION.
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Published by Arizona Daily Star on Jan. 13, 2021.