Patricia M. Anton Groves
1955-2014 POWNAL, VT. Patricia M. (Anton) Groves 58, of Swallow Hill Rd. Pownal, Vt. died Tuesday March 18, 2014 at her home surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Adams on May 19, 1955 a daughter of the late Arthur "Jim" Anton and Joan (Gallese) Anton. She graduated from Drury High School in 1973 and later from Berkshire Community College. She was employed from 1979 to 2004 as the fleet coordinator for transportation at Williams College retiring after suffering cardiac arrest at work. She was the co-founder of the Williams College Ladies B&G Golf League. Pat was an active member and player in the North Adams Softball league and also coached her daughter's softball teams. Her greatest joy was spending time with family and friends. Survivors include her husband William Groves whom she married July 11, 1975 in North Adams. Two daughters Amie Moscaritolo and her husband David of Everett, Mass. and Kelly Groves of North Adams. Three grandchildren David and Ava Moscaritolo and Craig Field. Two sisters Colleen Alicea of North Adams and Lori Emerson and her husband Roger of North Adams. A niece and nephew Amy Alicea and Kevin Alicea and a grandnephew Maxwell Alicea. She also leaves her father-in-law Robert Groves of North Adams; her mother-in-law Phyllis King of Adams and two sisters-in-law Debbie Groves of Watervliet, N.Y., and Karen Belanger and her husband Michael of Lanesboro. She also leaves many close and supportive friends. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Patricia Groves will be held Sunday March 23, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. at the Thompson Memorial Chapel at Williams College. Calling Hours are Sunday from 12:00 (NOON) to 3: 00 P.M. at the Thompson Memorial Chapel. Burial will take place later in the family plot in Southview Cemetery, North Adams. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested for the American Heart Assoc through the Flynn & Dagnoli- Montagna Home for Funerals, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA 01247. To send a card or a message please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 21, 2014