- January 4, 1948 - February 11, 2013
- Los Angeles, California
of Anthony's Passing
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“My condolences to the family, may God s love bring you comfort
Leatta M. Fassett
1 of 64 | Posted by: Leatta M. Fassett - Moreno Valley, CA
“The service today was a beautiful and emotional tribute to Tony's life and how he lived it. I praise God for blessing us with such a living angel. My...Read More »
2 of 64 | Posted by: Noelle Radnoti - malibu, CA
“Cynthia and Carlton,
Please know that you have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your son Tony.
I have known you and your children for many years. ...Read More »
3 of 64 | Posted by: Alice Fuller-Babrowski - CA
“I never had the privilege of meeting Tony but Noelle spoke of him so often and so careingly that I got to know him rather well over the last 10...Read More »
4 of 64 | Posted by: knut h husby - Bonsall, CA
Tony was a dear friend to me and mentor to my son, Michael when we moved from Dallas to Los Angeles.
We will forever hold Tony dear...Read More »
5 of 64 | Posted by: Gena Bradford - Washington, DC
“May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead, and hold tight to your memories.
6 of 64 | Posted by: Kolleen Fisher - Gettysburg, PA
“About FORTY years ago, I became an adult and moved from my home, Chicago,
Illinois to Los Angeles, California. My generous cousin, Arthur, introduced...Read More »
7 of 64 | Posted by: Julia Boles - University Park, IL
“We have lost an amazing man. My prayers go out to your family
8 of 64 | Posted by: Paula Brown - Palmdale, CA
“May god keep you strong in this time of sadness and embrace you with his love and peace.
9 of 64 | Posted by: Susie Loring - Inglewood, CA
“My Dear Cynthia & Carlton,
Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your son. May God rest his soul and keep you strong in the days to...Read More »
10 of 64 | Posted by: Omega Johnson Crawford - Perris, CA
“With love and friendship always. Thank you for being a part of my life. I will truly miss you.
11 of 64 | Posted by: William L. Osborn - Panorama City, CA
“God saw you getting tired
and a cure was not to be,
so he put his arms around you,
and whispered "Come to me".
With tearful eyes we watched you,
and...Read More »
12 of 64 | Posted by: Lisa Moore - Los Angeles, CA
“My condolences to all of the Pachot's. Please know you are prayed for.
13 of 64 | Posted by: lou guiseppi - orlando, FL
“My Beloved Tony will be deeply missed ... I can say he was one of my loyal, trusted, supportive friends during a very difficult time of my life in...Read More »
14 of 64 | Posted by: Millie - Los Angeles, CA - Friend
“We are sorry for your loss.
15 of 64 | Posted by: William and LaVolia Irvin - CA
“Tony taught me to fly. That was a gift, but he gave me a much greater gift, he taught me about people, about tenacity, about forgiveness. I never saw...Read More »
16 of 64 | Posted by: scott fuquay - duvall, WA
“My Deepest Condolences to the Pachot Family. May the God of Peace Comfort you, as only he can and will do. You are forever in my prayers. God Bless!
17 of 64 | Posted by: Doris Jones - Carson, CA
“Tony, you will be missed by all.
God Bless you.........
18 of 64 | Posted by: Dennis Thompson - Long Beach, CA
“My deepest sympathy to The Pachot family. May God comfort you and give you the strentgh you need today and always...
19 of 64 | Posted by: Teresa Eaton - Riverside, CA
“My condolences to the family and to all of those who have had their lives touched by Tony. Tony and I worked together at the Hall of Justice Jail and...Read More »
20 of 64 | Posted by: Jerry Stimmell - West Covina, CA
“Kindest thoughts to Carlton, Cynthia and Brenda and Gavin and the rest of the family and friends. Had the pleasure of working with Tony at FPK and...Read More »
21 of 64 | Posted by: Mike Griffin - Desert Hills,, AZ
“May the peace and grace of our Lord Jesus comfort and abide in your heart and the families and friends. amen
Our prayer are with you.
Bishop Curtis...Read More »
22 of 64 | Posted by: Bishop and Ms Curtis A Hemphill - GA
“Love U so much!
See you soon
23 of 64 | Posted by: Kiesha - Los Angeles, CA
“Dear Dt. Pachot &Family, In Deepest Sorrow For Your Lost
Sincerely, Dts. Ruth Ellerbe & Edna Mayfield
24 of 64 | Posted by: Ruth Mayfield Ellerbe - Jamaica, NY
“Rest in peace my friend.
25 of 64 | Posted by: Duke Alan Archer - CA
“I love you, but God loves you more.
26 of 64 | Posted by: Lisa Moore - Los Angeles, CA
“A childhood friend who will always be remembered .
27 of 64 | Posted by: Harold Moret - Los Angeles, CA
“I 1st rode with Tony when I was a young intern at NWK. Over the years our pathes crossed several times even in a Dept this big. I am proud to say I...Read More »
28 of 64 | Posted by: Brian Barre
“Tony, I have many fond memories of flying with and working around you, but most importantly I always admired the way you treated others and always...Read More »
29 of 64 | Posted by: John Cater - Redondo Beach, CA
“Tony, we flew together for many years and we'll fly together again someday. You are in a better place and when I get there you owe me a re-match...Read More »
30 of 64 | Posted by: Eric Bartsch - CA
“My Condolences go out to the family. I will be praying for You and the family and may God keep belessing you and give you the strengt to carry on.
31 of 64 | Posted by: Gloria Powers - Los Angeles, CA
“You and all of the family have my deepest
sympathy. Prayer is a constant request.
32 of 64 | Posted by: Donna Offutt - Inglewood, CA
“Brenda may the Comforter Himself,our God and King comfort you and your family during this celebration of His life in Anthony. Shalom
33 of 64 | Posted by: Stailey & Charlene Styles - FL
“It has been said the enduring impact of our lives is not what we become, but what we leave behind. Tony, you have left behind more than you could...Read More »
34 of 64 | Posted by: Mark K - co-worker, friend
“To My Brother and Sister,
Be assured that you have the love and prayers of those who care. But, most of all, may you know that you have God's guiding...Read More »
35 of 64 | Posted by: Etoile L. Abraham - Los Angeles, CA
“May the Lord bless you Tony for all your hard work and your wonderful character. We worked together years ago, early in both our careers and I so...Read More »
36 of 64 | Posted by: Mike Rice - Quartz Hill, CA
“I was very surprised to hear of Tony's passing. He was always such an upbeat and vibrant human being. We were academy classmates and I recall...Read More »
37 of 64 | Posted by: Tom Shannon - La Verne, CA
“I am Praying for you and your family.
God will keep you during this time, just lean on him.
Dt. Josephine Stokes-Wheat
Imperial High...Read More »
38 of 64 | Posted by: Josephine Stokes-Wheat - MT
“To the entire family, may this journey be filled with God's promise to ease your sorrow and comfort your pain. Tony was a wonderful person, son,...Read More »
39 of 64 | Posted by: Karen Cheadle - Stockton, CA
“To Cynthia my sympathy goes out to you and your family
Yours in Charity Truth & Loving Kindness
Yours in the Faith
Alana C. Lee
40 of 64 | Posted by: Alana C. Lee PM Olivett #10 IC Muharram Court 139 - CA
“May our Heavenly Father continue to uplift you in this difficult time.
41 of 64 | Posted by: Gloria Shedrick - Pomona, CA
“Tony was always there to help me with special projects and events. One of the ways he helped was to land the helicopter at a summer camp that I put...Read More »
42 of 64 | Posted by: Bob Amstutz - Thousand Oaks, CA
“He was a good father and good grandfather He will be missed
43 of 64 | Posted by: diana castello - yuma, AZ
“Amazing person who always went the extra mile! RIP Tony.
44 of 64 | Posted by: Pete Cacheiro - CA - Colleague
45 of 64 | Posted by: Dick Martin - Apple Valley, CA
“Tony was a Prince of a Man and a true Gentleman. Shared many good, and many not so good times in the academy. Through it all he managed to...Read More »
46 of 64 | Posted by: Mike Salvatore - Bethel, OH
“To the Pachot Family:Tony was truly a kind person. He was my neighbor and someone who offered me advice when I joined LASD. I will miss talking to...Read More »
47 of 64 | Posted by: Yolanda Clay - Los Angeles, CA
“Tony, God Bless brother. You are on your best journey now. When someone like Tony leaves us, the memories of him become treasures that we will keep...Read More »
48 of 64 | Posted by: William Brown - Leavenworth, WA
“My heartfelt sympathy to Tony's family. I met him at MCJ in the late 70's. He left a very lasting impression on me. He was one of the good guys and...Read More »
49 of 64 | Posted by: Adam Khan - Huntington Beach, CA
“Tony and I talked a lot about flying. Although we never worked together we often visited. He was a great guy, full of energy and always ready to go....Read More »
50 of 64 | Posted by: Jim Mulvihill
“I was fortunate to have worked eith Tony at Firestone Station. No matter how stressful the situation, Tony always showed grace, dignity, leadership...Read More »
51 of 64 | Posted by: Suzanne St. Pierre Farrell
“Tony. Rest in peace my brother. You'll always be flying your airship.
52 of 64 | Posted by: Rafael Estrada
“Anthony & I went to the Sheriffs academy together and during my 22 years in East Los Angeles station he covered my back on many pursuits and searches...Read More »
53 of 64 | Posted by: Drew Birtness - Mira Loma, CA
Back in the early 1980's I came to Lennox Station before Tony went to Aero Bureau. He was the consummate professional and was always...Read More »
54 of 64 | Posted by: Paul Denney - Chino Hills, CA
“Minister Brenda and family,
My family wishes to express our heartfelt condolences to each of you. We are sorry for your loss and we pray that you can...Read More »
55 of 64 | Posted by: Joyce D. smith - Eatonville, FL
“Tony was a true gentleman and always, always had a smile on his face. The most positive, uplifting person I know...You were an awesome teacher, Tony,...Read More »
56 of 64 | Posted by: Karen Dearborn - Long Beach, CA
“Tony was a great guy. The kind of person you want to be like. Always friendly, always helpful, always a friend.
57 of 64 | Posted by: Dave Gates
“Tony was the first pilot I ever flew with at Aero. That was over 25 years ago. I learned more from Tony about being an airborne deputy than anyone...Read More »
58 of 64 | Posted by: Jeff Jones - Long Beach, CA
“Thank you very much for your dedication in Law enforcement and as a great helicopter pilot. RIP Anthony
59 of 64 | Posted by: Richard Carreon - Lancaster, CA
“It was great to work with and fly with Tony. He was always a friend, teacher, and partner.
60 of 64 | Posted by: Norm Campbell - LASD
“RIP Tony I will miss that beautiful smile and all of your Helicopter adventures. Love You!!!
61 of 64 | Posted by: Anna Moore - Los Angeles, CA
“I first met Tony in 1989 when I was working Firestone Sheriff's Station and TOny would land the helicopter and take me for fly-alongs. He would also...Read More »
62 of 64 | Posted by: Morrie Zager - CA
“I knew Tony since Oct of 1989, when he was my Training Officer at Aero Bureau, He taught amd mentored me as both an Observer and a Pilot. I had many...Read More »
63 of 64 | Posted by: Jerry and Sue Dixon - Placentia, CA
“It was an imense pleasure to know and be considered a friend of Tony's.
I was fortunate to work with Tony as both a pilot and observer at work for...Read More »
64 of 64 | Posted by: Mark Cohen - CA
Anthony Matthewus Pachot, 65, of Los Angeles, California, passed away on February 11, 2013, surrounded by family and loved ones.
Tony was born January 4, 1948, in Port of Spain, West Indies, the son of Cynthia and Carlton Pachot. He was the older of two siblings.
Tony joined the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in 1975 and served in all aspects of law enforcement: Custody, Patrol, Aviation Patrol, Surveillance, Search and Rescue. He also distinguished himself as a Field Training Officer, Detective, Flight Instructor, and was a Medal of Valor recipient for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. He served 20 years of his career dedicated to the Aero Bureau as a Helicopter Pilot. Deputy Pachot retired from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on January 7, 2008 after 32 years of service with the Department.
He is survived by his mother and father, Cynthia and Carlton Pachot; sister, Brenda Pachot; son and daughter-in-law, Gavin and Tabatha Pachot; grandsons, Kellen and Jordan Pachot; niece and nephew Shannon and Ian Lockhart; and many loving friends.
Viewing/visitation will be held on Friday, February 22, 2013 from 3pm to 8pm at Holy Cross Mortuary 5835 W. Slauson Ave. Culver City, Ca. 90230.
Viewing before service 9am-9:45m at City of Refuge. Services will be held at 10a.m., Saturday, February 23, 2013 at City of Refuge, 14527 S San Pedro Gardenia, Ca. 90248. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery/Mausoleum following service.