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Patricia Sparks

1933 - 2015 HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. Patricia Elinor (Barnes) Sparks, 82, passed away on Saturday, August 15th, at River's Edge Community Care Home, in Bennington, VT. She was the wife of the late William Sparks who died on January 16, 2011. They were married on June 11, 1960 and resided on Ore Bed Road in East Hoosick, NY. Patricia was born on August 2, 1933 in Bennington, VT, daughter of the late Robert and Audria Barnes. She was employed by New England Telephone and AT&T for many years, and was a receptionist at Southern Vermont College. Pat was a great Mom and enjoyed time spent with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Pat was an avid crafter, played piano, loved animals, and reading. She was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church in North Bennington and served on the Cemetery Committee for St. John's Cemetery. Survivors include her daughters, Kimberly (James) Baker of Arlington, VT, Mary Driscoll of Hoosick Falls, NY, Jennifer (Bruce) Nelson of Duanesburg, NY, sons, William (Nicole) Sparks and Eric Sparks all of Hoosick Falls, NY. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and several nieces and a nephew. Pat is predeceased by her beloved sisters, Maureen Frahar McCutcheon and Beverly Flynn. FUNERAL NOTICE: Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, August 20, at 10a.m., from St. John the Baptist Church in North Bennington, VT. Burial will follow the mass at St. John's Cemetery in North Bennington. Calling hours will be Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 from 5 to 7p.m., at the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Karen & Molly McGovern Memorial Fund through the funeral home.
Published in Bennington Banner on Aug. 18, 2015
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