DeBeni (Gibson), Pamela Joan passed away in Santa Rosa, CA on November 17, 2015 at age 67. She was a native of Arcata, CA.
She was a beautiful painter, chef, avid golfer, belonging to both Santa Rosa Golf and Country Club and Fountaingrove, but loved her Monday night women's league at Bennett Valley. She loved all kinds of music, especially Jazz, and loved going to concerts. She loved to travel, seeing most of the world and travelling in her RV throughout North America. She appreciated all genres of art. She was an avid collector of antiques and loved spending Sundays looking at open houses.
Her true calling came when she became a Nana. She loved her granddaughters more than life itself and they shared a bond that will never be lost. She spent every moment she could with them and taught them to be strong young ladies.
She was generous, loving, classy and kind.
Pam is survived by her daughter Christine Aceves and her loving partner, Michael Ludeman, her granddaughters, Isabella (12) and Sophia (9). Her sister Cheryl Hender and brother Bradley Gibson. Cousin Bonnie Hogue and nephew Brett Rash. Her step-children whom she loved, Larry DeBeni and his wife Lisa, Laurie Redner and her husband Michael and Leslie DeBeni and her partner Roger James, and numerous step-grandchildren. Lastly, her everyday companion, Dudley, her dog whom she loved and took everywhere she went.
She is preceded in death by the love of her life, Lawrence DeBeni, parents Henry and Jean Gibson, brother Scott Gibson, her aunts Eva and Midge and her beloved Huggy Bear.
At her request, no services will be held. A private celebration of her life will be shared by family at one of her favorite places, the Benbow Inn.
I leave you with one of her famous quotes we should all live by; "Have some class and act like a lady".
In honor of Pam, any memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's in honor of Kapri Geernaert, a true fighter, at stjude.org\donate or PO Box 1893, Mephis, TN 38101.