Patricia Jeanne Houghton, 73, passed away at her home on Monday, February 5, 2018.   She was born in Binghamton, New York, on September 25, 1944 to David Carlyle Olmstead and Leah Arlene Martindale-Olmstead.  She married David Houghton in Ventura, California on April 13, 2007.

Patricia had many hobbies and interests.  Some of these included baseball, bowling and talented at shooting.  She loved Drag racing and being a NHRA spectator, especially following Tony Schumacher.  Patricia also loved the beach, road trips, nature and seeing new things.  Some of her favorite road trips were to San Francisco, New York, and Mount Rushmore.   She loved Disneyland.  Patricia was a big animal lover.  She enjoyed reading and some of her favorites were by the Author, Stephen King, and was a fanatic of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Game of Thrones.

Patricia was a very smart, sweet, amazing lady along with being a hard worker.  She was never afraid to stand up for what is right.  Her employees loved her.  She was a very loving grandmother, always there for her grandchildren, and inherited eleven of them.

She is survived by her loving husband, David Houghton of Mesquite, NV; son, Joe DiRenzo of Los Angeles, CA, and daughter; Kristen DiRenzo of Ventura, CA, granddaughter; Aaliyah, whom she loved very much.  Children, David, Michael and Robert along with eleven grandchildren and great-children.

Patricia is preceded in death by her first husband, who passed away in 2000, Louis (Gino) DiRenzo, and two brothers; Carlyle and Chuck.

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