It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Patricia Jane Beristianos. She was born on July 25th, 1939 in San Francisco, CA to Raymond and Virginia Murray. She attended Capuchino High School in San Bruno, CA.
Soon after graduation, Patricia met and married the love of her life, Leon Beristianos and became a mother to Jay Beristianos. In 1972, Patricia would move her family to Lake County where she quickly established her working career and made a community that she loved.
In the years to come, Patricia would become known as “Pat B.” in the County Public Works Department where she would stay until her retirement. Pat wasn’t one to sit idle, so she added the activities of volunteering at the Upper Lake Fire Protection District, and Secretary of the Upper Lake Cemetery Board to her agenda. When not at work, Pat could be found on Lake Powell with her husband, relaxing and reading a good book, or at home, playing with her granddaughters, Janie and Jessica. She was loved for all that she gave to her community and her family. She will be missed immeasurably.
Pat is predeceased by her husband of 35 years, Leon Beristianos, and her parents. She will be forever remembered by her son, Jay (Lori); granddaughters, Janie (Erik) and Jessica; great-granddaughters, Abby and Emma; her sister, Carol Adamson (Mike); sister-in-law, Karen Petz (Ken); and many nieces and nephews that she adored sharing her life with.
A private family service will be held before the New Year. A Celebration of Life for Pat’s community will be announced at a later date.
Donations in Pat’s memory can be made to North Shore Fire Protection District, a service very close to her heart, at P.O. Box 1199 Lucerne, CA 95458.