Burnett, Patricia J. (Williams)
Rochester: March 15, 2014. at age 89 Peacefully at the Episcopal Church Home. Predeceased by her husband, Robert and brother, Wesley B. Williams. Survived by her sons, Robert W. (Thea Schneider) Burnett of NM, Peter W. (Theresa Bertolone) Burnett of Rochester; her daughter, Susan R. (Paul) Plvan of CO; 4 grandchildren, Eric and Jay Plvan of CO, Robert M. Burnett and Christina C. Burnett of Rochester; niece Sharon (Fred) Cathey of IL; and nephew Jeff (Rachel) Williams of SC.
Pat grew up in White Plains, New York where her father was principal of schools. In the summertime the family would pack up and return to their favorite retreat, a cottage on Canandaigua Lake . The cottage was built by Pat's father and whoever else was around during that time. The cottage was that, just a simple cottage but the experiences that it provided through the years, touched many families. Pat's family and eventually all her grandchildren enjoyed the cottage well into her 70's. She sometimes would go it alone at the cottage finding a great deal of peace and solitude, the lake being something that was especially dear to her heart.
Pat earned a bachelors Degree while attending Columbia University and the University of Richmond . She went on to work in the field as an occupational therapist In Rochester . She balanced her work career while taking time to raise three children. She was an active member in the local PEO chapter.
The family is very thankful for all the support and help received through the years from many caring people. Special thanks to Donna and Eileen for their support while mom was at home. Heather Heights of Pittsford and all the staff, The Episcopal Home and all the staff. thank you all.
Please join the family to share memories on THURSDAY (3/20) from 4 - 7 PM at Crawford Funeral Home ( 495 N. Winton Rd. , between Browncroft & Humboldt). Memorial Service FRIDAY 1 PM at Third Presbyterian Church (4 Meigs St.). Private internment Riverside Cemetery. Please consider honoring Pat with a donation to Third Presbyterian Church, Canine Companions, or the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm. Online Condolences welcomed at: