PATRICIA A. TOMASZEWSKI
Age 76, of Alexander, died peacefully Tuesday morning February 5, 2013 at Strong Memorial Hospital surrounded by her children. She was born October 27, 1936 in Batavia, a daughter, of the late Henry and Margaret (Martin) Barbeau Sr., also preceded in death by her husband, late Leonard A. “Whitey” in April 2012; brother, late Rev. John Barbeau; brother & sister-in-law, late Art and late Rose Tomaszewski.
Pat was a member of the LeRoy High School graduating Class of 1954. She was a lifelong homemaker who also worked for many years as a bank teller and business bookkeeper. In 1971 she helped in the founding of WISSCE (Women In Support Of State Corrections Employees) and served as that organizations treasurer. Pat was a member of Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Church) and its Altar and Rosary Society along with the Polish Falconettes Nest 493A. She enjoyed reading, playing cards, participating in her prayer group and talking with people.
Surviving are her loving children, Paul of Batavia, Peggy of North Chili and Regina of Batavia; brother, Henry “Hank” (Margaret) Barbeau Jr. of LeRoy; sister, Rosemary (Tom) Whaley of Pearl Creek; sister-in-law, Gloria Barbeau of FL; along with 4 nieces, 7 nephews and many cousins.
Family and friends may visit from 2-4 & 7-9 PM on Friday February 8, 2013 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 10:00 AM Saturday February 9 followed by a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Site). Memorials in Pat’s memory are suggested to the Alexander Fire Department, Rt. 98, Alexander, New York 14005 or the Lupus Foundation of Genesee Valley NY, 500 Helendale Road, Rochester, New York 14609. Burial will be alongside her beloved husband in St. Cecelia’s Cemetery in Oakfield and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.
PLEASE NOTE: THE ALTAR & ROSARY SOCIETY WILL RECITE THE ROSARY IN PAT’S MEMORY AT 1:30 PM ON FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8 AT THE FUNERAL HOME.
THE FAMILY OF PATRICIA A. TOMASZEWSKI IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.