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Patricia L. Dennis: 1932-2023


Patricia L. Dennis passed away at the age of 90 peacefully in her sleep at her home in Mukilteo, Washington, on Oct. 1, 2023. Patricia was born on Nov. 15, 1932 to John and Hazel Robinson in Haywood County, North Carolina.

Pat graduated from the Providence School of Nursing in 1954 and worked for several years as a nurse at Providence Hospital in Seattle, Washington, until her retirement in 1970. Pat was a very active member of the community. She belonged to the Mukilteo Way Garden Club, Women's Book Club (established in 1894), and Kidney Auxiliary of Puget Sound. She also was a member of the Classic Car Club with her late husband John C. Dennis.

Pat enjoyed walking along the beach, going to lunch with family and friends, having a sweet treat, enjoying the view of the Mukilteo Bay from her home, and loving on her beloved cats, Doozie and Lucky. She was a wonderful hostess and had many lavish parties at her home over the years. Pat cared deeply for her family and friends and was a very gracious lady.

She was preceded in death by her husband John C. Dennis in 2010. They were wed in 1967; one brother – John G. Robinson; and three sisters – Freida M. Clemans, Judith A. McManus, and Shelby Haaland. She leaves behind her nieces and nephews Stacy Gastman, Mark Haaland, Kerri Robinson, John "Robbie" Robinson, Kim Sakai, Brenda Clemans-Taylor, Rebecca Clemans, Robin Tester, Shelley Brickel, Marianne Culver, and Madeline Wilson.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, at Evergreen Funeral Home, 4504 Broadway, Everett, Washington.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Auxiliary of Puget Sound 1019 Pacific Ave., Everett, WA 98201 or Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center 1509 California St., Everett, WA 98201.

Thank you to family and friends for their support.