LACEY PatriciaPosted: July 23rd, 2014
PATRICIA DIANNE LACEY, of Lethbridge, passed away on Sunday, July 20th, 2014. Patricia was born on March 16th, 1949 at St. Michaels Hospital. She was a lifelong Lethbridge resident, attending St. Marys Elementary School, Catholic Central High School and the Lethbridge Community College. Patricia is survived by her daughter, Nicole McKenzie, her son-in-law Juan Carlos Franco, her sister Catherine Petersen, bother-in-law Wayne Petersen, nieces Kelly Petersen and Danyelle Petersen, Danyelles family Ryan and Tyler Lopez, and her nephew Joey Petersen. Patricia will be lovingly missed by her family and friends as someone who embraced new adventures and enjoyed being with others. In addition to the pride and care of her home and garden, she will be remembered for her strong fashion sense, her love of shoes and purses, her passion for travel, reading, and entertaining. South America, East Asia, The Mediterranean and East Africa are places she had visited within the past five years. Patricia was recently diagnosed with cancer and accepted this terminal condition with grace and dignity, maintaining her sense of humor and continuing to be The Lady. Patricia expressed gratitude and concern for her family, friends and caregivers until her passing. A Celebration of Patricia\’s life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, July 25th, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. In lieu flowers please send donations to P.O. Box 63047, Stadium PO, Calgary, AB, or donate in person at any Alberta Treasury Branch location. Donations will then be forwarded to the Cradle of Love Baby Home in Arusha, Tanzania, a place close to Patricias heart.