Pamela Joan Landry of Sonoma, CA, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at the age of 73, after a courageous battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Pamela was born on August 15, 1946, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in San Francisco to Donald and Vivian Wingate. She attended Douglas Elementary school and Jefferson High School in Daly City. After Graduating from Jefferson High School in 1964, Pamela attended City College of San Francisco where she received her Dental Assistant training and certification. She began her dental career at Mt. Zion Hospital dental clinic in San Francisco and later moved to Sonoma in 1973 where she met Rene Randolf Landry. The couple married and had one son, the joy of her life, Christopher Robert Landry. For 25 plus years, Pamela worked for Dr. Gilbert & John’s Dental office in Petaluma where she was known to coworkers and patients as the heart and soul of the practice. Pam’s whole life was spent caring for others. She loved helping those in need including animals, gardening, trips to Nevada City, spending time at the family ranch on Trinity Road in Glen Ellen and had an exceptional love and passion for family and friends, especially her grandchildren Eliana and Bryden. She will be remembered for her contagious laugh, beautifully welcoming smile and her enormous heart. Pamela is survived by her stepfather Walter Hansen, sister Doni Bird (Bill), son Christopher Landry (Catarina), longtime partner and friend Steve Schupbach, grandchildren Eliana & Bryden Landry and numerous other loving family members and friends. Pamela was predeceased by her father Donald Wingate, mother Vivian Wingate, former spouse Rene Landry and brother-in-law Bill Bird.
“Come With Me”
God saw you getting tired, a cure was not to be. So he Put his arms around you and whispered, “come with me.”
With tearful eyes we watched you and saw you fade away. Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay.
A golden heart stopped beating, your tender hands at rest. God took you home to prove to us, he only takes the best.
We love you Mom, Pamela, Pam, Nana.
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