Patricia Barton Obituary, 56

February 12, 2014

in News,Obituaries,Reading

A graveside service for Patricia L. Barton, 56, who died on Feb. 8 will be held on Saturday, May 31 in the Amsden Cemetery in Reading at 1 p.m. Friends are invited to the Springfield Elks Club to Celebrate Pat’s life beginning at 2 p.m. following the service.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock.

READING — A celebration of life will be held on Sat. Feb. 15 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Springfield Elks Club for Patricia L. Barton, 56, who died at her home on Feb. 8 in Reading. A visitation will be held today (Thursday Feb. 13) from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. Burial will be in Reading at a later date.
Pat was born on Sept. 16, 1957 in Hanover, N.H., the daughter of David and Edna (Townsend) Luce.
Pat graduated from Woodstock Union High School in 1975.
She worked at Springfield Savings and Loan for 17 years as a secretary/treasurer, the Parks and Wilson Co. in Springfield, the Rockingham Country Club, and most recently as a manager for the Woodstock Cookie Company.
Pat was well known in the area for her wedding cakes and for catering many weddings and other special occasions. She loved to bowl, hunt, and knit. She touched many lives.
Pat is survived by her husband of 20 years Edwin “Jigger” Barton of Reading; four children; Dan Schaefer of Pomfret, Lisa Gibbons and Tylar Barton, both of Springfield, and Travis Barton of Perkinsville; eight grandchildren; her parents, David and Edna of Pomfret; one sister Louise Blakeney of Barnard; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends wishing may make memorial donations to the Conservation Camp Program, Springfield Elks, 49 Park Street, Springfield, 05156.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock.
Condolences may be offered by visiting

This obituary first appeared in the February 13, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.

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Kim West-Sot February 15, 2014 at 2:32 pm

I remember Pat from high school. She was a beautiful warm spirited person with a spark in her that glowed off of her. She will be dearly missed by all of us who knew and her. I am very sorry her life was cut so short.
May you rest in peace.

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