Created by Sierra Robinson Penrod
Pat is born in Salt Lake City to William A. Rossiter and Lucille L. Rossiter.
Pat's father's insurance company transfers the family from Salt Lake City to Helena, Montana.
Pat spends the first year of school at the Hawthorne School. Her family moves to the east side of town, where she attends the Jefferson School through fourth grade. Graduates to the Central School for grades 5-8.
Pat participates in WWII patriotic drives to collect rubber tires, tin cans, other scrap metal. She rolls bandages for the Red Cross as a Campfire Girl, and becomes a girl scout. She shops for rationed food items with her mother.
Pat moves from the City of Helena to a ranch in the Valley outside of Helena to the north.
Pat belongs to the Honor Society, Service Club, NHS, Latin Club, Girls Athletic Association, Newspaper Staff, Honor Guard and 4-H Club. She works part-time at the Fligelman's Department Store.
Pat enters Brigham Young University with a full scholarship ($50 quarterly). She plans a degree in Sociology.
Pat works for a lawyer and later for two medical practices that helped treat a Polio epidemic.
Pat marries Stan in spring and moves to Alaska for his job as a U.S. commissioner in Seward, Alaska (which is still a territory at the time).
Stan moves to work on the Morrison Knudsen Construction Company on the White Alice Distant Early Warning System (The Dew Line). Pat works for YMCA and Army servicing wholesale business.
Adrienne Ruth Hall (Robinson) is born in Anchorage.
First Son, James Aric Hall is born.
Stan enters BYU for post-graduate degree. Pat works as a secretary in the Department of Chemical Engineering.
Patricia Beth Hall (Goings) is born in October in Provo, Utah.
Andrea Lynn Hall (Barnes) is born. The family moves to Salt Lake City.
Margarette Ruth Hall (Abeyta) is born.
Pat applies for and is employed at the University of Utah as an Executive Secretary to a Deputy Vice President in the office of the Vice President for Business. Stanley is hospitalized because of drug use,psychiatric problems. Released after six months. Problems recur.
Pat files for divorce. Stan's child support payments are inconsistent.
Family loses house to the bank, and moves into the house on Glen Arbor Street where they stay for many years.
Pat gets transferred to a job at the University of Utah Medical Center as the Project Coordinator of the Coronary Drug Project, a national research project of secondary prevention of heart disease.
As a result, she gets to experience travel.
Pat retires from the University and settles in Sugar House Park, Salt Lake City.
She is active in University of Utah Women's Club, does some traveling, visits with family members and friends and maintains yearly contact with my Montana roots. She still participate in Osher Institute classes at U of U. Enjoying gardening, her little house, and her family and friends. She is currently fulfilling retirement goal of learning more about and attending musical and arts programs such as the symphony, ballet, opera and theatre productions.