Patricia 'Pat' A. Simpson
formerly of Billerica; 70
LEESBURG, FL -- Patricia "Pat" A. (Rezendes) Simpson, age 70, died Thursday, January 16, 2014, at her home in Florida.
She was the beloved wife of Richard J. Simpson to whom she was married 46 years.
Born in Cambridge, MA, April 23, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Christine (Pisani) Rezendes.
Prior to her retirement, Pat worked for the Town of Billerica for 17 years as an Administrative Assistant with the Conservation Committee.
She was very active with the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter #212; she was the Past Worthy Grand Matron of the Massachusetts Chapter, a member of the Daughters of the Nile and Past President of the Ladies Auxiliary Shriners Club. Pat loved to visit hospitals and nursing homes with her therapy dog, Bailey.
Besides her husband, Richard, she is survived by her children, Richard Simpson, Jr., Nancy Eccles, Patricia Tecca, and Christine Dickie and her husband, Mark, all of FL, and Lisa McConarty of Alaska. She also leaves her eight loving grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her cousin, Arlene Spinale and her niece, Anna LeBlanc.
SIMPSON -- of Leesburg, FL, formerly of Billerica, January 16, 2014, Patricia "Pat" A. (Rezendes) Simpson, age 70. Beloved wife of Richard J. Simpson. A funeral service will be held in St. Anne's Episcopal Church, 14 Treble Cove Rd., North Billerica, Tuesday, January 21, at 10:00 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours in the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd. (Rt. 3A), Billerica, Monday, 2-6 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Interment, Fox Hill Cemetery. www.burnsfuneralhomes.com
Burns Funeral Home
354 Boston Road Billerica, MA 01821
Published in Lowell Sun on Jan. 19, 2014