June 26, 2012
West Richland, Washington
Einan's Funeral Home
Patrick was born on March 15, 1977, in Pasco and returned to his Heavenly Father on June 23, 2012. Pat was a member of Richland High School class of 1995. He enjoyed football, track, choir, and bowling. Pat was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when he was 17.
He enjoyed life and was a good friend to everyone who he came in contact with. Pat was best known for being the first heart/lung transplant at the University of Washington Medical Center on August 6, 2007.
Pat was preceded in death by both sets of his grandparents, his aunts Christine and Martina, and cousin Brian. He will be greatly missed by his parents, Jon and Linda Farris; sisters, Maria Wray and Snow Gaston, their husbands Jeff and Kory; numerous nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. He will also be missed by fiance, Kat and her children, Logan and Lexi.
A memorial service will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday July 7, 2012 at the LDS Paradise Chapel in West Richland. A Celebration of Life and reception will be held following at 5 p.m. at the West Richland Moose Home.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to:
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
6931 Arlington Road, 2nd floor
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
155 S International Drive
Mooseheart, Ill. 60539