Massena-Patricia A. Guay 75, recently of County Route 46 Massena, passed away early Sunday (June 23, 2013) morning at the St. Regis Nursing home surrounded by her family. Friends and family are welcome to call on the Phillips Memorial Home Tuesday afternoon from 1:00pm until the time of the funeral service at 4:00pm with Rev. Scott D. Fobare officiating. Friends and family will be gathering immediately following the service, at the AMVETS Post #4, Massena. Burial for Patricia will take place at Calvary Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Patricia was born on November 15, 1937, the daughter to the late Elwood and Ethel (Gardner) Leaney in Massena. Soon after she graduated from Massena Central High School, she married Leo P. Guay on November 24, 1956 at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. John Pendergast officiating. Patricia worked for the Massena Central School district as a cafeteria worker for nearly 20 years.
She is survived by her son Michael and companion Cathy, daughter Mary and Rick Terry all of Massena, grandchildren Andrew and Samantha Judware of Dover, DE; Kristine and husband Scott Sharp, and Rauchell LaPorte of Massena. Also surviving Patricia is her sister Dorothy Lyons of Massena, five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her 6 siblings and husband Leo Guay in 1997.
Patricia was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #1110 and the Massena & Hogansburg Senior Citizens. She also enjoyed playing bingo and knitting. She also loved and cherished her time spent with her grandchildren. Memories and condolences may be left for the family online at www.phillipsmemorial.com