On Thursday, July 4, 2019, Phyllis Patyk, passed away at the age of 82 in San Jose, CA surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of Bob Patyk and mother of three children, Mitchell, Donna, and LeeAnn.
Phyllis was born on July 9, 1936 in Azusa, California to Epiminio Donez and Celsa Orozco. She had three sisters; Lupe, Mary Lou, and Minnie and six brothers; Junior, Chemo, Joe, John, Manual and Francisco. Phyllis graduated high school in 1954 and went on to receive her associate’s degree. She worked in the semi-conductor industry for 36 years.
She married Bob Patyk on December 27, 1986 and they were happily married for 32 years. She is survived by her husband, Bob; her three children, Mitchell, Donna, and LeeAnn; two step children, Jay and Stacy; twelve grandchildren, Andy, Billie, Jon, Talley, Joey, Jimmy, Jaime, Alana, Dylan, Kaylee, Clayton, and Nate; and nine great grandchildren, Leo, Izabel, Oliver, Samantha, Georgia, Mark, Alice, Jaxson and Ava. Phyllis is also survived by her sisters, Minnie, Lupe, and Mary Lou and her brothers Junior and Francisco.
Phyllis had a passion for the arts and loved to paint, sew, attend musicals, and was an avid doll maker. She also volunteered at the Cancer Society Discovery Shop and Skyline Hospital in San Jose. She was known for her natural artistic talents, infectious smile, generous spirit, cooking and fashionably good taste. She loved her family dearly, always found a reason to have gatherings, and was truly the matriarch of the family. She brightened the lives of those she met, and she will be greatly missed.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Darling Fischer Chapel of the Hills located at 615 North Santa Cruz Avenue in Los Gatos from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The rosary will be held from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The funeral service will be held on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Darling Fischer Chapel of the Hills.