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Patricia Rose Stonsby

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From page A4 | July 19, 2014 |

Patricia Stonsby

March 29, 1934 — July 9, 2014

Patricia Rose Stonsby, 80, of Fairfield, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at home.

She was born March 29, 1934, in Valhalla, N.Y., the daughter of Cecil James and Ethyl (DeMarais) James.

Patricia volunteered with New Life Church’s church group. She loved to write, listen to music and never missed a yard sale. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will truly be missed by all.

She is survived by her daughter, Pamela Stonsby; son, Peter Stonsby; grandsons, Brian Stonsby and Peter Stonsby Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. July 26, 2014, at the New Life Church, 5900 Cherry Glen Road, Vacaville, Calif.

Memorial contributions may be sent in the memory of Patricia Rose Stonsby to New Life Church or St. Bernardine Indian Mission, 25 Navarre Blvd., W. Thoreau, NM 87323.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bryanbraker.com. Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, Fairfield, 707-425-4697.

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  • Susan PetersJuly 19, 2014 - 9:39 pm

    She was a dear friend from church. She ran the Homeless Food Run for years in the community, before Mission Solano really got started. She also did a Christmas Toy Drive each year for many of the children that were helped every week from the food runs. She was the epitome of the widow who had nothing to give financially, but gave everything she could of herself. She was a constant writer of Letters To The Editor, which were always strongly worded, influenced by her New York upbringing. She was always there with a hug and a smile, and got excited over the tiniest things. I could go on. But, mostly, she had a love for Jesus that absolutely changed her life! I'm so grateful that God allowed me to witness that first hand. I love and miss you, Pat! I can't wait for your hug when I get to heaven!

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  • JoshJuly 19, 2014 - 10:29 pm

    Pat's love helped save my life. I will miss her dearly. The love of Jesus changed her life so drastically. The love she showed me was so wonderful, I thank God for it.

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  • CD BrooksJuly 20, 2014 - 5:36 am

    We "spoke" occasionally through email but sadly, never met. What nice lady. RIP ma'am! Condolences to family and friends.

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  • Smart GalJuly 20, 2014 - 6:55 am

    I met Pat years ago while we were giving food and supplies to the homeless and almost homeless. It was a precursor to Mission Solano. I lost touch with her over the years until a mutual friend of ours got married and n 2009. I've been in touch with her ever since. Although we shared many of the same opinions and convictions, we had an ongoing debate. She was a good Servant of the Lord and a fantasto Patriot, in that order. She was an amazing woman who was able to smile though she would be hurting. Always with the quick wit and positive attitude. I will miss your many emails, my friend. You were truly a gift from God and I am a better person having had you in my life.

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  • Rod FerroggiaroJuly 20, 2014 - 8:05 am

    Pat has been a dear friend for the past 5 years she always lifted everyones sprit. I never saw her without a smile and a hug for everyone she was a wonderful lady and a true friend I will miss her very much. I know she will be watching as we who are left here live out our lives I will try to live up to your standard Pat.

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