Patricia "Pat" Preolette Lechiara, of Kure Beach, North Carolina, passed away March 18 in New Albany, Ohio, surrounded by her family.
She was born Feb.19, 1941 in Monongah, to the late Patsy and Ann Preolette.
She was a graduate of St. Mary's Nursing School in Clarksburg and worked in the nursing field for more than 40 years.
She was preceded in death by her sister Helanne "Dee Dee" Preolette and her brother Patsy "Patrick" Preolette Jr., both of Monongah.
She is survived by her sons, Anthony Lechiara and his wife Alice of Wheaton, Illinois, and Steven Lechiara and his wife Karen of New Albany, Ohio; three granddaughters, Grace and Emily Lechiara of Wheaton, Illinois, and Sophia Lechiara of New Albany, Ohio, and one grandson, Pete Lechiara of New Albany, Ohio. She is also survived by her brother Michael Preolitti and his wife Irene, of Monongah, her sister Corki Preolette Schrecengost and her husband Bob of Asheboro, North Carolina, and her sister-in-law Bonnie Preolette of Monongah; and several nieces and nephews.
Pat enjoyed traveling and loved life and lived it to the fullest. She dearly loved her children and grandchildren and will be greatly missed by family and friends. Pat volunteered at the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Family would like to thank the staff of Otterbein New Albany Skilled Nursing and Rehabiliation Center and Zusman Hospice in New Albany, Ohio.
A family memorial service is being held at a later time.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to New Hanover County Senior Resource Center, 2222 S. College Road Wilmington, NC 28403.
Published on  March 27, 2017