Patricia 'Pat' Padgett GendronOctober 15, 1929 ~ January 3, 2018 (age 88)
Patricia Padgett 'Pat' Gendron, age 88, was born October 15, 1929 to Robert (Bob) E. Padgett and Helen Boomer Padgett in Urbana IL, passed away January 3, 2018. She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years Leon (Lee) Gendron. Her father went to college at the University of Illinois, but moved back to Florida soon after graduation in December 1929. Pat always considered herself a native because her father was. Her mother was from Flint MI. She attended North Ward Elementary School, Clearwater Junior High School, and graduated from Clearwater High School. After getting married to the love of her life, Lee, they had many happy years together. They spent several years traveling. They took Tauck Tours flying to California, Las Vegas, Biloxi and Canada. They took several cruises and driving tours across the country. They spent several summers in Canada. Pat worked for Florida Power for 23 years before retiring in 1988. She is survived by her daughters Katie Gendron Owen and son-in-law David Owen, Bernie Gendron Barrett and son-in-law Bruce Barrett; two granddaughters Heather Barrett Turcsanyi (Jason) and Amber Barrett McGuire (Travis); three great grandchildren Berlyn Rose Turcsanyi, Matthias Turcsanyi and Keegan Lee McGuire; brother Robert (Bobby) Padgett; sister in law Irene Jacques, nephews Michel Jacques, William (Bill) Renfroe, John Renfroe and several cousins living throughout the country. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, January 6, 2018 at David C. Gross Funeral Home in Clearwater, where family will receive friends 9:30 AM thru service time. Private interment will follow at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park.
Donations in memory would be appreciated to the American Cancer Society.
David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel in Clearwater, is serving the family.