OBITUARY: PATRICK STEVEN THOMASELLI
PATRICK STEVEN THOMASELLI passed away peacefully on March 10, 2012 at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, CA. Patrick was born on August 6, 1964 to John Sr. and Ruth Thomaselli in San Diego, CA. After graduating high school, Patrick pursued a career in building construction. After moving to Colorado in 1997, Patrick returned to California where he received his General Contractors license and opened Thomaselli Construction in South Lake Tahoe.
Patrick embraced the Tahoe lifestyle and enjoyed snowboarding, hiking, BMX, softball, golf, and gathering with friends on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Patrick lived life to the fullest and shared his fun-loving, happy-go-lucky spirit with everyone who knew him. Patrick’s daughter, Kara, was the light of his life. He volunteered to coach her T-Ball team and was a volunteer coach for the Snowboard Outreach Society when Kara was selected to the team.
Just prior to his diagnoses with melanoma in October 2011, Patrick moved back to San Diego where he met the love of his life and soulmate Gina Koesterer Portuguez. The two were engaged to be married.
Patrick was predeceased by his father John Sr. He is survived by his mother Ruth Thomaselli of Lemon Grove, CA; daughter Kara Thomaselli of South Lake Tahoe; fiance and soulmate Gina Koesterer Portuguez of Santee, CA; brother John Thomaselli (Lauren) of South Lake Tahoe; brothers Michael and Matthew of Lemon Grove, CA; nephews Tyler and Tony Thomaselli of South Lake Tahoe, Alex Thomaselli of Lemon Grove, CA, Josh Uran of Gardnerville, NV; and niece Stephanie Thomaselli of South Lake Tahoe.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Saturday • March 24, 2012 • 2 PM
296 Beach Drive, South Lake Tahoe
FRIENDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING A MEMORY AND A SIDE DISH TO SHARE. A FUND HAS BEEN SET UP FOR PATRICK’S DAUGHTER KARA.
TO DONATE, CONTACT LAUREN THOMASELLI 530.542-9355.