Patty passed away suddenly February 5, 2022. \n\nShe is survived by her husband Robert Flecker, Son, Dwayne Smallen, Daughter, Melissa and her husband David Winter, Granddaughter Aliana Winter, Grandson, Brandon Winter, Brother, William Pickering, step-daughter Donita Flecker.\n\nBorn in Richmond, California, she studied Hair Design with Vidal Sassoon in England. She was a hair stylist with Alessandro Salon in San Rafael, California for many years as well as La Paradis Solon in Novato, California. \n\nPatty enjoyed traveling with favorite spots in Mexico, Hawaii, and Palm Springs She recently retired and moved to Marana, AZ at the end of 2019. There she loved spending time at the pool and visiting friends. She will be remembered by loved ones for her generosity, quick sense of humor, and for being the life of the party.