Patricia Winifred Bryan(Beadle), affectionately known as Pat, was born on January 26, 1957 in Colon, Panama, to the late Elsie F. Simmons and Vernon Bryan. She loved her country and was extremely proud of her Panamanian heritage.
Pat came to America at the tender age of 18, and settled in Alexandria, VA. She soon found a love for this city, and it’s people and began working in the Old Towne West rental office, where she helped so many minority families find affordable housing.
Ms. Pat loved all things self-care, and enjoyed fashion, jewelry, and most of all, keeping her nails done! She enjoyed listening and dancing to latin music and spending quality time with her family. Her favorite title being, “Abuela”. Pat loved her grandbabies, and always spoke highly of them. She loved being a “boys mom”, and cherished sharing precious moments with her sons.
Patricia was truly the epitome of an Angel on Earth. She was all about helping others, and continued her angelic ways with the Fairfax County Wic Office, where she helped so many young mothers provide for their children for over 20 years. She was looking forward to her retirement.
Pat was a woman of honor, who wore her heart of gold on her sleeve. She always put others’ needs in front of her own, and never asked for anything in return. She was the true definition of beauty, and she wore it inside and out.
She will be welcomed into eternal life by her parents, along with her brother, Ernesto. She also leaves to cherish her beautiful memory, 5 sisters, Ofelia, Carlota, Clara, Celmira, and Marcia. brothers, Roberto, Silvestre, Aurelio, and Gabriel. Her two amazing sons, Jason and Jamaal Lissone, 2 daughter-in-laws, Catherine and Joselyn, one special love, Bunny and her incredibly loved grandchildren; Jurnee, Jarren, Jace, and Kegan. Pat is also survived by a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and other extended family.
The family will receive friends at the Cunningham Turch Funeral Home, 811 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 on Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 10:30 AM until her Life Celebration Service at 12:30 PM. Interment will follow at Mount Comfort Cemetery, 6600 South Kings Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306