Patricia Pershin

patricia pershin

June 7, 1932 ~ February 28, 2024

Born in: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Patricia Pershin, 91, was born June 7, 1932, in Oklahoma City, Okla. and passed away Feb. 28, 2024, in Pueblo, Colo. She is preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Pershin; and her son, Steve Pershin; parents, Dora and William Richardson; sisters, Katherine Whittemore, Hermenia McKittrick and Edna Novak; brothers, Jimmy and Bobby Richardson. Survived by her sons, Frank (Kay) Pershin, Tom (Cindy) Pershin and Bill (Janice) Pershin; daughter-in-law, Florence Pershin; grandchildren, Aimee (Mark) Emerling, Annie Pershin, Jenna (Jake) Emery, Justin (Jaclyn) Pershin, Chris (Kelli) Pershin, Kristy (Carl) Lopez and Joshua Pershin; and great-grandchildren, Allie Kay, Shelby, Michael, Heavenlee, Tucker, Hank, Austin, Eli, Luke, Kennedy, Noah and Stephen.
Patricia always enjoyed traveling, camping and fishing with her husband and their numerous friends and family. She dedicated a lot of time and energy to the Shrine of St. Therese; singing in the choir, setting up for Mass and funerals and anything else they needed. She enjoyed cooking, also teaching family recipes and their traditions to all who wanted to learn. “Nanny,”  as she was affectionately known by all her grandchildren, lived a very full life filled with love, always putting family first. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight Ave. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.  In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made in Patricia’s memory to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 1920 Valley Drive, Pueblo, CO 81008.

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  1. CandleImageMy thoughts and prayers are with all the family. Aunt Pat will be truly missed. She is with all her brothers and sisters now.

  2. CandleImageTo all, I just heard of the passing of Aunt Pat, I’m so sorry for your loss. Aunt Pat will be missed by many she touched a lot of life’s, her and mom are together now looking down and protecting us all. My love,thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  3. For Pat’s family: a wonderful, kind lady has gone to the glory of her God! I knew her during my time as Pastoral Associate at the Shrine of St, Therese.
    She would come in to set up for mass and we would talk. How I enjoyed those times! She was so faithful. Then I would see her grocery shopping (when she was still out & about) and we’d spend a few moments catching up. We were all blessed to know her.

  4. Bill and Family. Our prayers are being said and our condolences to everyone. God Bless and Take Care.

  5. My deepest condolences to the Pershin family! She was a Beautiful Lady, kind Lady! May God give you all comfort at this time of loss! 🙏💔

    • Aunt Pat, you are the last of the beautiful Richardson girls, always so beautiful and caring. Our mother Katherine, Hermena, Edna, and now Pat, you were raised with such high values for family and faith. Blessings to all of the family’s who are mourning this loss. Nephew Larry & Eileen Whittemore…

  6. CandleImagePershin Family,
    Long ago I spent wonderful days of my young life with Pat and family. Our homes shared a back fence and life was always more exciting on the other side! Sending you all prayers of peace and comfort. May your memories carry you gently during these days.

  7. CandleImageBill and Janice and family, I am so sorry for your mother’s loss. She was always so very sweet, kind, and loving to me. I loved her so much too. I’m thankful she was in my life, and I will miss her when the family gathers and seeing her sweet face and her warm hugs and the conversation we shared, but I will never forget those times because I have her in my heart. Love to all.

  8. CandleImageTo all my family I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Patty was such a a joy and I miss her very much. She was the last of the Richardsons. I miss taking her Sunday dinner but most of all seeing her. Love you all! 💕

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