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Patricia Root

December 10, 1933 ~ February 3, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

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Patricia “Pat” Bardy Root, affectionately called Mom, Mawmaw & Grandmawmaw, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at the age of 90. Pat was born in New Orleans, LA on December 10, 1933 to the late Edmond E. Bardy, Sr. and the late Mary Louise Bardy. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Habisreitinger; her beloved husband of 47 years, Floyd A. Root, Sr.; her sons, Van Steve Root and Richard L. Root, Sr.; and her brothers, Edmond E. Bardy, Jr. and Robert Bardy; and her sister, Mazie Barrosse. She is survived by her daughter, Debbie R. Zito (Frank); her sons, Floyd A. "Chip" Root, Jr. (Ruthie) and Robert “Bobby” J. Root, Sr. (Jamie). Also survived by 5 grandchildren: Tesha Z. Crump (Ray), Tiana Z. Meyer (Derek), R.J. Root, Jr., Amanda L. Root, Rikilyn Root (Mike); 7 great-grandchildren: Blayde & Shelby Crump, Madison Jackson (Josh), Caleb, Hannah, & Ezra Meyer, and Whalen Root; and her sister-in-law, Betty Root Boudreaux. Pat was expecting her first great-great-grandchild, Jett Elijah Jackson, to be born in April.
Patricia will be forever remembered by her loved ones for being in her gardens, as she loved her flowers and plants. She also loved her canary bird, Smokey, and enjoyed bowling at Pelican Lanes in her early days.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive Metairie, LA 70001 on Thursday, February 8, 2024. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am with a prayer service at 11:00 am followed by interment. To order flowers or offer condolences, please visit www.gardenofmemoriesmetairie.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 8, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Service
Thursday
February 8, 2024

11:00 AM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Cemetery

Garden of Memories Cemetery

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