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Patricia A. Barbato

November 9, 1937 — September 25, 2022

Patricia A. Barbato, 84, of Shrewsbury, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2022, at UMass Hospital.

Patricia is survived by her sister, Wendy M. Lyon and her husband Stephen, with whom she lived until six years ago; her brother, Robert F. Barbato of Worcester; six nieces and nephews, Michael Lyon, Keith Lyon and his wife Kayla, Ashley Kelly and her husband Joseph, Amber Lyon, Michelle Lovell and her husband David, and Robert Barbato and his wife Linda; seven great nieces and great nephews; along with friends at Saint Francis Adult Day Care.  She was predeceased by her sister-in-law, Priscilla in November 2018.  Patricia was born in Worcester, daughter of the late, Etolo “Eli” M. and Evelyn R. (Franon) Barbato.

Patricia worked for many years as a cutter with New England Sales Company.  She enjoyed her days at Saint Francis Day Care and her house mates in Shrewsbury.

Patricia’s family would like to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to the great people at 185 Lake Street in Shrewsbury, for their great care and affection offered to Patricia and her family.

Calling Hours will be on Thursday, October 6, from 10 a.m. until her Funeral Mass begins at 11 a.m. in Saint Anne’s Church, 130 Boston Turnpike Road (Route 9 east), Shrewsbury.  Interment will follow in Saint John’s Cemetery, Worcester.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Saint Francis Adult Day Care, ATTN: Judy Fowler, 37 Thorne Street, Worcester, MA 01604.

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Mercadante Funeral Home & Chapel

370 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605

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