Patricia Ann Elwell
1944 - 2010 SHAFTSBURY, VT Patricia Ann Elwell, 65, a resident of Hidden Valley Road in Shaftsbury, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at her home, surrounded by her family, after a long illness.
Patricia was born in Providence, R.I., on Jan. 16, 1944, daughter of Trenor and Janet Wagner Beaty Elwell.
Patricia loved photography and was an accomplished photographer. She enjoyed animals and loved watching "Bonanza" on television. She loved the outdoors and growing up on her great aunt's farm in Salem, N.Y. Patricia had a great sense of humor and enjoyed spending time with her family.
Patricia leaves two brothers, Trenor Elwell, Jr., of Spokane, Wash., and Gordon Elwell of Utica, N.Y.; four sisters, Emily Grover of Shaftsbury, with whom Patricia resided, Margaret Brundige of Benningotn, Ty Elwell of Madison, Conn., and Barbara Cota of Bennington; her special nieces, Sarah Stratton, Betsy Tolliver, Aimee Gates and Heidi Young, all of whom helped care for Patricia, and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her brother, Raymond Francis Elwell.
Patricia's family would also like to thank the staff at VNA and Hospice.
FUNERAL NOTICE: At the request of the family, there will be no formal funeral services. Interment will be in the family lot in Center Shaftsbury Cemetery.
If friends desire, memorial gifts may be made to the Arlington Rescue Squad, c/o Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home, P.O. Box 957, Bennington, VT 05201. For personal family email condolences, please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com
The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of HANSON-WALBRIDGE FUNERAL HOME, 213 West Main Street, Bennington, VT.
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