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