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Patricia A. Donehoo

Patricia A. Donehoo was born on December 30, 1932, in Pelham Manor, NY, to Florence and John Donehoo. She died on December 13, 2008, in Escondido.

After high school, she attended the New York Fashion Institute in Manhattan. She worked as the head of the Fashion Department of Woman’s Day Magazine in New York for 20 years. She was a feature writer on fashion and traveled to Paris approximately twice a year to attend fashion revues. She also was a marketing consultant for CBS, Dow Chemical and other corporations.

She served as church secretary at the Fallbrook United Methodist Church from 2006 to 2008. She was the newsletter editor for the Fallbrook Newcomers Club.

She is survived by daughter Kristen Beskeen and her husband Mark of Elk Grove, CA; son Kerry Bell and his wife Carol of Tarboro, NC; grandchildren Alison, Colin, Kelean and Teresa; and great-grandchild Riley.

A memorial service will be held at Fallbrook United Methodist on December 30 at 1:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Patricia Donehoo Fund at 1844 Winterhaven Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028. For more information, contact the church at (760) 728-1472.


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