Patricia G. Leon was born on July 26, 1935 to parents Herschel and Irene McCarley in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She passed away on October 2, 2018 in San Leandro, California at the age of 83.
Patricia, also known as Gerrie to those who knew and loved her is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Joe. Joe passed away just 19 days before Gerrie. She is also preceded in death by her siblings: Tom, Carl, Ken, Mary, and Ruth. She is survived by her children: Donna (Joey Iannello), Vic, and Gary (Sharl); her grandchildren Steve and Chis; and her great grandchildren: Ezri, Christopher, Victoria, and Victor.
Aside from raising her own children, during the 80’s and early 90’s Gerrie babysat many kids who would later go on to Hersperian Grammar School, or were the children of teachers at the school. This brought her much joy. She also loved to play Bingo with her friends.
Services have been entrusted to Grissom’s Chapel and Mortuary.