• Celebration of Life Remembering Pat Mayers

    Mar 21, 2022, 2:00 PM US/Pacific

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Joyce Rice

Erma "Pat" Mayers "Mimi"

July 12, 1921 - January 27, 2022

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of our Mom, Pat Mayers. Please share your stories, memories and photos here. Seeing them will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you!

MAYERS, Erma “Pat” - Passed away peacefully at the age of 100. Beloved wife of 54 years to David Mayers, loving mother to John, Judy (Allen), Janet and Joyce (Jim). Devoted grandmother to nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Pat’s life was filled with adventure and joy.  She spent her childhood in Michigan with her parents and two brothers and cherished her memories of being at the lake in the summer, ice fishing with her...  see more
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  • Joyce Rice
    Dear John, Judy, Janet & Joyce,
    Your Mom was a beautiful, one-in-a-million, wonderful woman and will be dearly missed!
    We have such wonderful memories of Aunt Erma (and Uncle Dave)! Even though our "CA Family" lived more than half way...  more
  • Joyce Rice
    Pat was born in a small town in Michigan on July 12, 1921
    The second child born to her mother, Marguerite, and Father, John.
    She had an older brother, Cliff, and ten years later a younger brother, Chuck was born. She calls herself the pickle in the...  more
  • Joyce Rice
    Her maternal relatives were farmers. Her mother, Marguerite lost her mother, Jennette, when she was very young, 6 years old. Marguerite’s father was not able to take care of the 5 children so Marguerite was raised by her aunts.
    Pat's father, John and...  more
  • Joyce Rice
    Her best friend, Babe, and Pat were inseparable and had a lot of fun and adventures. Doubled over laughing. That about says it all. These two loved to have fun! They performed a Laurel and Hardy routine for the local PTA. And they put on plays in Babe's...  more
  • Joyce Rice
    Hollywood bound!!!

    She left Michigan when she was 20 and headed west to Hollywood. She had a friend whose sister, Cookie, lived there and invited them to come for a visit. The friend left but Mom loved it so much that she stayed.
    Cookie managed an...  more
  • Joyce Rice
    Her next job was for a Radio Station, KHJ. She was an excellent secretary and had a good command of the English language. She worked for a lot of bosses and most especially the President of KHJ, who later became the President of CBS in New York. They...  more
  • Joyce Rice
    She was swept off her feet by a charming man shortly after she arrived. They were married. He was a traveling salesman and so she got to see the country a bit as he took her with him on business trips. He was somewhat estranged from his family. When he...  more
  • Joyce Rice
    And then she met David, another man that lived in her apartment building. A kind and funny man. He gave her rides to work and they became close. They were meant for each other. Her father was also kind and funny and David Mayers, was the same. They made...  more
  • Joyce Rice
    They had lots of great friends and went to a lot of parties, from Halloween to Opera. They married and laughed and loved each other for 60 wonderful years! They adored one another.
  • Joyce Rice
    And along came 4 kids…..all in a row...almost
    Pat and Dave had 4 children rather quickly. John, Judy, Janet and Joyce! At one point Mom had 3 children in diapers, we were that close in age. Imagine that! She has 9 grandchildren and 9 great...  more
  • Joyce Rice
    As the kids got older, Pat and Dave travelled the world. Australia, New
    Zealand, Europe, Panama were a few places they visited. They also loved traveling around in their RV all across the United States.
  • Joyce Rice
    After Dad passed in 2005, Pat lived at the Peninsula
    Regent, for 8 years.

    She then moved into a little cottage on her daughter,
    Judy’s and her husband Allen’s, farm in Santa Cruz
    where she loved to work with the flowers.
  • Julia Martin
    We are all grateful and blessed to have had
    a wonderful loving mom for so many years.

    John, Judy, Janet and Joyce