Patricia Elizabeth Banducci, born February 14, 1931 passed away on Sunday January 14, 2018. She was eighty-six years old.
She was born in Richmond, California to Charles and Julia Dunn. She attended Richmond Union High School in Richmond, California, graduating in 1949. She married Ernest Paul Banducci in 1950 and raised three children. The Family resided in Concord, California until 1979, when Patricia and Ernest purchased Pine Springs Mobile Home Park in Paradise, California. They managed the park until approximately 1996 when they retired to Modesto, California. Ernest passed away in 1999. Patricia remained in Modesto until about 2016. She completed her time of life at Brookdale Senior Living Facility in Tracy, California. She died peacefully while asleep of natural causes.
In life, she was vivacious and fun-loving. She enjoyed socializing and square dancing. While married, she and her husband traveled frequently, visiting both Asia and Europe, in addition to much of the US and Canada. She was a wonderful mother, and an excellent example of selflessness and kindness. She will be missed much by her children, grandchildren and great grandchild.
She is survived by her children: Lori and Richard Misaki, of Tracy, California, Chris and Brenda Banducci, of Taoyuan City, Taiwan and Paula and Ron DaSilva of Rohnert Park, California. Her grandchildren included Frank and Annie Misaki, Elaine and Jeff DaSilva, and Elizabeth and Emily Banducci. She had one great grandchild, Kaylee Simonich.
Funeral services are open to the public and will be held at Saint Bernard’s Catholic Church in Tracy, California, on January 26, 2018 at 11:00 am. There will be a reception following.