Patty Ann Draper was born in San Diego, California on March 7, 1951, the second of seven children. She grew up in Southeast San Diego, where she attended St. Jude Academy, followed by Our Lady of Peace Academy. Patty went on to San Diego State University, where she obtained a BS degree in finance.
In 1974, Patty became the Finance Manager at Ocean Garden Products, Inc. in San Diego. She was hired by the company's Controller, Frank Barrancotto. They were married on November 27, 1976. Patty left Ocean Garden on December 31, 1977 to start a family. True to her organized and committed nature, Patty had her first child on November 10, 1978.
Patty and Frank have three children: Demian, Brandy and Jonathan. In 2008, Demian married Kassie and in 2010 Patty and Frank's first grandchild, Connor, was born.
Patty has loved and befriended everyone that she has met and has spent her life exemplifying Our Lord's commandment that we love one another as He loves us.
Arrangements under the direction of Beardsley-Mitchell Funeral Home, San Diego, CA.