07/26/2011: "Patty Ann (Patt) Leake"
November 11, 1951 ~ March 20, 20111
Born in Mt. Vernon, Washington to Vernon and Freida Stoney Leake, Patt died suddenly March 20, 2011. She was the great grand daughter of Island Pioneers James and Adeline King and was raised in Friday Harbor. She graduated from Friday Harbor High School in 1969. After attending Western Washington State College, she graduated from McDonald’s School of Beauty.
Patt worked as a hairdresser in the Seattle area for twenty-five years, returning to the Island in 1996 where she held various jobs. Patt loved her dogs, NASCAR, music, writing poetry and studying genealogy.
She was preceded in death by her sister Sally Jo Leake, her parents, aunts and uncles Hollis and Marjorie Hassell, Howard and Marie Dean and Selma Stoney. Patt is survived by Wendy, Dave and Marc Picinich of Friday Harbor and Jill Picinich Whitfield of Las Vegas.
Remembrances may be made to the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor, PO Box 1355 Friday Harbor, WA 98250.
A graveside service will be held July 30 at 1:00 pm at the San Juan Valley Cemetery. A reception will follow at the home of Dave & Wendy Picinich, 780 Harbor Street.