Buffington Funeral Home

520 North Ave C, Shiner, TX


Patricia May Lee

March 7, 1929December 19, 2019

Patricia “Pat” May (Hughs) Lee of Austin, Texas and formerly of Shiner, Texas passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Personal Care Home in Pflugerville, Texas.

Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Monday, December 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Nancy Littlefield officiating. Interment will follow at Shiner City Cemetery in Shiner, Texas. Visitation will be from 5:00 until 9:00 pm on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Buffington Funeral Home.

Pat was born on March 7, 1929 in Shiner, Texas. She was the daughter of Thomas and Stella (Helmers) Hughs. After graduating from high school, Pat studied Accounting at the Business College. She was employed as an accountant by McCann-Erickson Ad Agency. Pat Married Harry “Fritz” Harrison Lee III in Shiner, Texas on January 18, 1958. Pat enjoyed being outdoors caring for her flower garden. Pat was a member of the Pilot Club, Main Street Beautification Project, and she also served as Hostess at the Gaslight Theater for many years.

Pat is survived by one daughter; Andrea Lee and her fiancé, Tara Stermer of Austin, Texas, and one grandson; Christopher Veit. She was preceded in death by her parents; Thomas and Stella Hughs, her loving husband; Fritz Lee, III, sister & brother-in-law; Stella and TA Dolezal, one sister; Florence Dee Hughs.

Pallbearers for Mrs. Lee will be; Mark Hagens, Chris Veit, John Schroeder, Tom Dolezal, Matt Kosler, and David McGrew. Honorary Pallbearers are Braden Kropp and Richard Kropp.

To join the family in celebrating Pat’s life and to offer words of comfort, please go to: www.buffingtonfuneralhomeshiner.com


  • Thomas B Hughs, Father (deceased)
  • Stella H Helmers Hughs, Mother (deceased)
  • Harry "Fritz" Harrison Lee III, Husband (deceased)
  • Andrea Lee, Daughter
  • Tarra Stermer, Fiance'
  • Stella Dolozal, Sister (deceased)
  • T A Dolozal, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Florence Dee Hughs, Sister (deceased)
  • Christopher Veit, Grandson

  • Mark Hagens
  • Chris Veit
  • John Schroeder
  • Tom Dolezal
  • Matt Kosler
  • David McGrew
  • Braden Kropp, Honorary
  • Richard Kropp, Honorary



  • Visitation Sunday, December 22, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 23, 2019


  • Interment


Patricia May Lee

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Karen Rafferty

December 23, 2019

Pat was warm wonderful person. Our deepest sympathy to her family.

Sheryl Ortiz

December 22, 2019

Andrea, your mom was always so nice to me. I know your dad was very happy to see her again. I'm not gonna make it to the funeral, but in church this morning, I lit a candle and asked God for eternal peaceful rest for both your mom and dad. Sheryl L. Ortiz