Gallegos, Patricia L., a 41 year resident of Hawthorne , passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2007 at home surrounded by her familly. Born in Denver, CO, Patricia was 69 when she died. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Daniel . Daughter, Elizabeth (James) DeFrancis of Hawthorne, CA, Sons, Timothy Gallegos Michael Gallegos and Philip Gallegos all of Hawthorne, CA; Also survived by 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; Brothers, Arthur Duran and Steve Duran; Sisters, Theresa Herrera, Mary Ann Garcia and Pamela Macias. A gathering of family & friends will be Monday, February 5, 2007 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm with Vigil services at 7:30 pm at the Rice Mortuary in Torrance, CA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am on Tuesday at the St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church in Torrance. Burial will follow at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA.

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  1. I worked with Patti at Tri Star. She was always cheerful and joyful and a pleasure to know. My sincerest condolences on her passing.

  2. I’ll always remember Patty as one of my very favorite people in the connector industry.I always new it was her on the phone because she would introduce herself saying ” Hey you little shit” and I’d respond by saying the same back to her.I will always have very fond memories of her.

  3. I don`t think I have seen my Auntie pat since my father(EUGENE DURAN) passed away in `92.I`m sorry I have not kept in touch auntie please forgive me- I Love you and I`ll miss you.

  4. My deepest condolences to the family may god bless you. Remeber god takes the best and Pattie was a very special and caring person.

  5. Patti was a very happy person, I worked with her in Tri-Star Venice, and El Segundo. my condolences, and prayers to her family. Paty

  6. Patti was like a Mom to me, always calling me “Kid”. We worked together for years and I will always have great memories of our time shared laughing and enjoying life. My condolences to the family

  7. auntie pat, I will miss you so very much. I remember everytime you would come to denver, i just couldn’t wait to see you! you reminded me so much of my nana, your touch and your presence. I love you and will miss you so very much!

  8. Dearest Danny and Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers as you mourn the loss of your “Beloved Patricia” aka George. Pat was a joy to be around, she always knew how to brighten a room with that beautiful smile and her GREAT sense of humor. She will be missed by the many family members and the many friends that she touched throughout her life. Pat’s Love for Our Lord and her dedication to the Virgin Mary was was so strong and she shared her faith with so many. She definite made an impact in our lives and we will miss her so much. May you shine down on us from Heaven Dear Cousin!!! May our paths cross again in Heaven!!! Love you and God Bless you…

  9. Patti was like my Tia. I met Patti in 1981 when I started working at CDC. She made me feel like family. She was truly a special woman and I will never forget her.

  10. Remembering my sister is nothing but delight. I’m glad in my heart, I wrote journals during important times of our lives growing up. I will miss her and so will her dear family. It is so hard (I know) but time heals, whether we believe it or not… we will be happy again. We have to remember the good that comes from death and that’s what I’m doing. God loves you and so do we. Time is a healer, a friend and a maker of dreams… AMEN! Death is but a Touch of the Fathers hand administering Eternal Healing.

  11. Our love and prayers are offered in behalf of Dan, Jimmy and Liz and all the children, grandchildren and great grand children. We loved getting to know Pat over the years and appreciated her warmth and welcoming spirit whenever we visited. Her faith and devotion to God has been an inspiration to us and our children. Her legacy of love and caring help us want to be better people. She has truly been a light in times of difficulties. We’ve enjoyed many great meals and relaxing times due to her hospitality and sharing. In short, the world has truly been a better place through Pat’s walk in the lives of her family, friends and community. Thank you for the oportunity to send a note from a far….. Paul and Annie

  12. My Dear Friend, thank you for your guidance and confidence in me over the years. Your kind words helped me grow personally and professionally. For 26 years we chatted on and off and I gained much from the convesation. Connectors were our usual subjects, but you helped me through my own illness and my Mothers death. Thanks for sharing all these moments with me. I hope to bump into you again.

  13. WOW! 4-weeks have gone by and we still can’t believe it. We are going to miss Pat so much; her smile, her laughter. We will never forget Pat & Dan’s visits to Denver and the fun we had. I will miss our morning coffee in the back yard and the many get togethers with family and friends. Now Pat is in heaven with family and friends and someday we will see her there. Dan, Tim, Liz, Mike, Phil, Jim, Annette, Nick, Noah and Isabel… We love you all. All Our Love, John & Pam

  14. Please know that Pat as well as her kids, Liz, Timmy, Michael and Phillip, and her husband Dan are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. I will always remember the one and only trip I made to California in 1975 with my sister Carrol and brother-in-law Steve. We had a great time. We went to the beach and went to a concert and saw Cal Tjader and Horace Silver. It was a great time for me. And of course always seeing everyone when they came to Denver for a visit. I cannot even phathom what you all are going through, and my heart breaks. Please know again that you are in my thougths and prayers.

  15. Auntie Pat, You will forever be in my heart, and thoughts. You have impacted my life in such a great way. I admire you so much and love you dearly. It hurts my heart to see you go. I will miss you gracing us with your wonderful presence here in Denver, but I know we will meet again! I LOVE YOU AUNTIE, Johna

  16. Is so hard to belive she is gone. My anut pat is was the most loving person anyone would know.Last month i was out there to see her and she had a smile on her face and still being the funny person i will always remeber! Family out in cal. My prayer are with you!

  17. We will miss you Pat….you have been a wonderful neighbor and friend. I’ll never forget you. Thanks for keeping my coffee cup filled sweet lady! You will be forever in my thoughts, have a beautiful journey. Danny and Liz, please know that you can ask us for help of any kind. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Vikki

  18. To Uncle Danny, Liz, Tim, Mike, Philip and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May you find strength from the love you shared with your mom – (Aunt Pat). I will always remember Aunt Pat for her humor and kindness. I have fond memories of our families spending Thanksgiving with each other. May the wonderful memories of your mom soon replace the sadness that you are now experiencing. Love, Cousin Londie

  19. To the Gallegos family I send my deepest regrets Patty was a wonderful fun loving person I worked with her many years and she was always upbeat and positive. I will miss her as I know many out there as they find out of her passing will also. Mary/Connector Distribution

  20. Our prayers are with you Tim, Liz and all your family in your moment of grief. May God grant you comfort and peace. John 14:1-6

  21. In Memory of Aunt Pat For the Aunt that always made me feel special. I will never forget her! Those who welcome others into their home will be welcome in heaven. May God rest her soul! Wendy & Carlos Vasquez

  22. I will truey miss you Pat. It will not be the same without you. I feel like your family is my family. I love you all. Ruth

  23. Patricia, In the year 2000, as the new Millenium began; you and I spent 10 days together across the ocean to be on the edge of heaven (Medjugorje). These were some of the best days of both our lives as we spent our time climbing mountains and praying many Rosaries. I am so happy for you because you have moved from that edge of heaven and into the full bliss of the eternal paradise. Save me a good spot dearest Aunt! I will never forget your friendship and love! Until we meet again~

  24. Dear Uncle Danny,Liz,Tim,Mike, Philip and Family, Aunt Pat was so special to me, she always made me feel loved. I will miss her so very much!! She will be remembered in our thoughts and prayers. We love you and will be praying for all of you. “God has two beautiful angels beside him (pat&jo)” God bless you, Love, Barbra,John,Mason & Jack

  25. Danny, my thoughs and prayers are with you and your family. Patti was such a great loving person. We worked together at A-OK and Tri-Star

  26. Patti was my firend for over 30 years. We shared many great moments of which I will never forget. She was the best friend a person could have. She will always be in my thoughts. I will truly miss her.

  27. My deepest condolences to the Gallegos family on your loss. I worked with Patti in the mid “80’s at Tri-Star Electronics in Venice. I will fondly remenber the good times we had at lunch having Margaritas at the local Mexican restaurant laughing till our cheeks hurt & our eyes watered…….Patti will be sorely missed.

  28. I worked with Patti in the mid 80’s at Tri-Star. She was a very kind and giving person . My prayers are with the family.

  29. I worked with Patti @ Spacecraft Components. She was known as our #1 Nana. It was a pleasure to have met a person like her. Peace, Prayers and Blessings to the Gallegos Family.



  32. We worked with Patti at Spacecraft Components for many years. She was our “Nana”. We have lots of good memories and we shared a lot of fun times together. We send our Deepest Condolences to Danny and the Gallegos Family. We will miss you Nana!!! God Bless You All! Love Doreen & George

  33. My Dearest Auntie: I have so many fond memories of you throughout my life. You have always been there for me and my family. You have always encouraged me in my life to succeed in my education and career. Thank you for being there in each milestone I have made for myself. I will truly miss our talks, your loving smile and hugs. You have been such an inspiration to your family and friends.

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