Patricia Ann Sinclair Obituary
Patricia Ann LeLaCheur Sinclair was born in Minneapolis Minnesota on December 14, 1941 to her parents Milo and Florence LeLaCheur. She has two adult children, Angela Lynn Flores and Donnie Lee Blair. She has five grandsons, Arron Dale Ward, Timothy James Flores, Robert William Banks, III, Travis Lee Banks and Nathan Michael Banks. She has twelve great-grandchildren; seven girls and five boys. Tricia is the oldest of two sisters, Norma Kirk of California and Mary Mifkovic residing in Tennessee. She has many nieces, nephews and friends too numerous to count. Tricia lived in California until 2010 when she relocated to Tennessee.
Tricia received her RN Degree in 1981 from Los Angeles Valley College. She worked in various capacities as an RN including oncology and labor and delivery. Nursing was her passion and she was excellent in her job. When she relocated to Tennessee she obtained employment at Dollywood.
Tricia was quite adventurous and traveled to many different states exploring many historical places. Her favorite place was going to the ocean; traveling the Northern California Coastline and taking pictures of the trees, sunsets and oceans. Her other passion was taking pictures of barns. Tricia was quite skilled and studied photography and even took professional pictures of weddings. We could always count on Tricia for pictures. Tricia always planned interesting trips and took her kids, grand kids and sisters with her. She also had many other hobbies including ceramics, cross-stitch and she was an avid speed reader, reading one to two books a day.
Tricia belonged to an organization called the “Thimbles Collectors International” which she was president of at one time, thimbler of the year and an active member until her passing. She had a collection of approximately four thousand thimbles and could name each one and their history. The club had thousands of members all over the world and held conventions in Long Beach, CA, Minneapolis, Washington DC, Boston, Massachusetts, New York and many other places around the United States for which she attended every two years.
Her love of family and friends was always a priority to her and she went out of her way to help others and she will be truly loved and missed by all.
Graveside services only, Sunday, July 11, 2021 ~ Viewing at 12:30pm at graveside ~ Funeral & burial at 1:00pm at graveside. Middle Creek Cemetery 1830 Middle Creek Road Pigeon Forge, Tn. 37863
Condolences can be made at www.rawlingsfuneralhome.com