Patricia was born in Smithers B.C. to Jack and Nancy Goold. She was raised and attended school in Houston through grade nine. She then attended St. Margaret’s private school in Victoria B.C. for Grade 10 and 11. Patricia moved back to Houston for Grade 12 and then off to Prince George where she completed the Accounting Program at the Prince George Vocational School.
Patricia met Bob in 1966 at the Community Hall dance in Houston B.C. They were married on July 20, 1968 and moved to Prince Rupert shortly after.
Patricia worked for the Prince Rupert Fishermen’s Co-op as an accounts receivable clerk. Then it was off to Masset B.C. to take on the position of Branch Manager of Kaien Consumer’s Credit Union. She was then asked to move back to Prince Rupert and was Account Manager for member accounts.
Patricia then started her most rewarding career in 1976 when she became a full-time Mom to Todd. Patricia, Bob and Todd moved back to Houston in 1986, and not one to sit around, she became the play school teacher in Topley. She loved children and would come home so happy when one of her students from years past would come up to her and say “Do you remember me? I was in your playschool class”. Patricia was always organizing and hosting dinners for family and friends. She could always be found in the kitchen or on the phone making plans for the next event or inquiring about dear friends near and far.
Survived by Husband: Bob, Son: Todd, Daughter in Law: Amanda, Grandchildren: Declan and Gavin, Brothers: Bill; Barrie (Corrie); Jack (Bernadette); Keith; Gordon (Jean) Predeceased by: Father: Jack, Mother: Nancy.
She will be missed.
Make your home a happy home
A really well loved place.
Where everyone is greeted
With a calm and cheerful face.
Smiles, kind words and gentleness,
A caring atmosphere,
The warmth of love, a helping hand
A look that is sincere,
Let it be a place of peace
Where people love to come,
And leave the burdens of the day
And drop them one by one.
Let all who come unto the door
Be comforted and blessed,
And leave to go their way again
Uplifted and refreshed.