Gregory, Patricia Eileen
Patricia Eileen Gregory, 68, of Mesa, died Friday, 25 January 2013 after a long and hard fought battle with Parkinson's disease. She was born to the late Clarence and Ruth Connelley, Nov. 22, 1944, in Buffalo, NY. Patricia graduated from North High School in 1962 and received a BSN in Nursing from Arizona State University
in 1981. She married Charles Edward Gregory in February 1963, and they lived together in Scottsdale before moving to Mesa in 1991. Patricia was a Telemetry Room Nurse in the Valley until she retired in 1995. She was passionate about her work and helping the patients entrusted to her care. She loved to travel, garden and spend time with her grandchildren. Patricia is survived by four children: John and Lisa Gregory of NJ; Robert and Wendi Tufts of AZ; Rion and Heidi Cole of AZ; and Steve and Ginger McConnell of OK. She also is survived by ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made out to Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Movement Disorders Clinic at Barrow Neurological Foundation at 350 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013. Viewing will be held at 9:00 am and burial at 10:00 am on Tuesday, 29 January at Mountain View Cemetery in Mesa. Reception to follow at East Valley Free Will Baptist Church. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home (480-832-2850).