BARKEY Patricia (Bird) of Westborough. Died July 12, 2015 surrounded by her loving family and close friends after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Pat leaves her companion Gordie Howell of Westborough, her daughter Valerie and her husband John of Swansea, her son Alex of Grafton and her brother Reggie and his wife Monica of Palm Bay FL. She also leaves her cherished grandsons Benjamin and Lucas Saltmarsh of Swansea. Pat also leaves a number of nieces and nephews as well as her beloved Bailey. Born in Winthrop, The daughter of Lois Marie Bird, Pat attended school in Boston and graduated from Brighton High. After attending Bridgewater State College, Pat began her career in the medical field at Mass General Hospital. After living in Mexico for a period of time she returned home and settled in Westborough. Pat returned to the medical field at UMASS Medical School and later at UMASS Medical Center Hospital holding a number of administrative positions. The family would like to thank the staff at UMMCH University campus with special thanks to Dr. Suzana Makowski and Brenda Neil NP for their care and compassion over the years. Per Pat’s wishes, arrangements were private. The family will be holding a memorial luncheon on her birthday. If needed please reach out to the family through the guest book for details.
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Published in Boston Herald on July 26, 2015