Pamela Marie Mauss, the daughter of Richard and Patricia Zinn, passed away in Brea, California on October 6, 2018 at the age of 72.
She was born on October 21, 1945 in Whittier, California and met the love of her life, Gary William Mauss while attending Whittier High School. They were married October 1, 1963 in Los Angeles, California and welcomed daughters, Melissa, Tracey and son, Jeffrey.
Pam loved quilting, sewing, craft making and collecting antiques. She was the proud owner and operator of Pams Patterns, and worked full time at a wholesale fabric distributor. In addition, Pam worked as a consultant for Longaberger handmade baskets and worked part time in retail sales at a country store in Nassau Bay, Texas.
Pamela is survived by her mother, Patricia E. Zinn, her husband of 55 years, Gary William Mauss, daughters Melissa Ann Oddo, Tracey Diane Mauss, son, Jeffrey Ryan Mauss, grandchildren, Nicholas Joseph Oddo, Zachary Michael Oddo, Aaron John Oddo and brother, Michael D. Zinn.
A celebration of life will be held at 11am on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the White Emerson Mortuary Chapel (13304 E. Philadelphia St., Whittier CA). In lieu of flowers the family has requested that you consider making a donation in Pamelas honor to either:
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1441 Eastlake Ave., Los Angeles CA 90033; or
St. Jude Memorial Foundation, 1440 N. Harbor Blvd, Suite #200, Fullerton CA 92835 (please add note in memo: Virginia K. Crosson Cancer Center); or
Hoag Hospital Foundation, 330 Placentia Ave., Newport Beach CA 92663 (please add note in memo: Family Cancer Center)