She was born on December 16, 1946, and was a lifelong resident of Mathis.
She was a loving mother to three children, Debbie D. De Leon, Julian De Leon III (Ruby), and David J. De Leon (Pam); cherished grandmother to 9 grandchildren, Veronica, Jennifer, Julie, David, Paul, Erik, Erikka, Derik, Zedrik; and three great-grandchildren, Jeremiah, Chevar, and Jamire. She also leaves behind a sister, Eva Adamos; and two brothers, Samuel (Esmeralda) De Leon and Lupe (Sue) De Leon.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Julian De Leon, Jr.; father and mother, Lupe and Beatrice De Leon; two siblings, Nancy Castillo and Israel De Leon.
Known by her positive outlook on life, Pat was an active member of the community, volunteering with the Mathis chapter of the Relay for Life for several years and her church, Tabernaculo de Fe in Mathis. She never hesitated to lend a helping hand to anyone in need and she will be missed tremendously.
A special and heartfelt thank you to her dear friends Lola Paiz, Jessica Herrera, Maggie De Leon, Inez De Leon, as well as her daughter-in-law Ruby, whose love and compassion were a true blessing in her final days. A special thank you to those who donated or offered up prayers.
“Always serve the Lord.”
-Perfecta De Leon