Aug. 22, 1929 - Feb. 11, 2018
Pasquale 'Pat' Contestable passed away on February 11, 2018. He touched many lives with his gentle spirit and positive outlook on life.
Pat was born in Crockett, CA and graduated from John Swett High School and earned a degree in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley and a master in Education from California State University San Francisco. After serving in the U.S. Army, Pat dedicated his career to John Swett Unified School District holding a variety of positions including teacher, counselor, principal, business manager and superintendent of schools. Upon retirement, Pat enjoyed traveling, golf, the Lions Club and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Pat is survived by his loving wife, Julia, devoted children Mary Wooster (Kevin), Julie Bates (Jeff) and Peter Contestable and grandchildren Madeline Wooster and Jeremy Bates. His generous, easy going spirit will be missed by all that knew him.
Friends and family are invited to a funeral service at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 555 Third Avenue in Crockett. Friday, Mar. 2, 2018, 10:00 AM.
Pat has requested that donations should be made to the John Swett Education Foundation. We are deeply moved by his thoughtfulness and years of support and service.
Donations can also be mailed to:
John Swett Education Foundation, P.O. Box 455, Crockett, CA 94525