Tom and Patty Nonneman , their son Chris and his daughters Brooke 17 and Lily 11, and daughter Nicole & husband Ben and their kids Natalie 10 and Andy 7 all tragically lost their 3 homes in the Paradise Fire on November 8th. They left with the clothes on their back.
They have nothing left.
Tom and Patty grew up in San Benancio and went to school together from 1st grade. Their parents and grandparents also lived in San Benancio.
Patty and Tom have been married since 1972 and moved to Paradise in 1975. They both have been active in their churches and their community. Both being involved in the local Food pantry feeding 85 families a month.
They raised Chris and Nicole in Paradise and all continue to live there which allowed them the opportunity to see each other every day and attend all of the grandchildren's school activities.
Patty and Tom graduated in 1968 from Salinas High School and a couple of months ago joined in the celebration of their 50th High School Reunion with all their old classmates!!