Patricia Gillette passed away in her home at Perryville, on March 23, 2021 at the age of 74.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Cliff Gillette, her son, Jeff (Laura) Gillette of Weldon Springs; three brothers, Atilio Louis (Becky) Coan Jr. of Encinitas, Calif, Raymond Louis Coan of Oceanside, Calif, Frederick Louis (Julie) Coan of San Francisco, Calif.; sister, Marlene Onaona (Alex) Coan of Orange County, Calif.; three grandchildren, Jessica Ashley Leick of Warrenton, Carissa Angeline (Daniel) Donaldson of Wright City, Kalee Gillette of Affton; great-grandson, Easton James Donaldson; three nephews and four nieces.
Patricia delved into various hobbies, ranging from the great outdoors to the culinary arts, and of course music. She enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, gardening, cooking, and baking. She excelled at playing many instruments such as the keyboard, piano, and even the lap dulcimer! One of Patricia’s fondest memories was the time she marched with her school marching band during her sophomore year in the prestigious Rose Bowl Parade.
She is preceded in death by her father, Atilio L. Coan, mother, Thelma A. Lum Ho Coan, daughter, Tasha Olani Jackson. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.
Visitation was Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Pitman Funeral Home in Wentzville. Funeral services followed. Memorials may be made payable to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385.