Patricia S. (Miller) McKenzie, age 75, of Wilmington, passed away June 23, 2011, at the Wilmington Health Care Center, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Patricia grew up in Oklahoma and moved with her husband Okie to Wilmington, MA in 1968, when they joined St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Pat became very active in the church and their ministries, she belonged to many different bible study groups and was an unsung volunteer for various charities. Pat was a woman of great faith and wasn’t afraid to share it, she always took the time to do for others, and made the time to listen to them. Pat was very devoted to her family, she couldn’t get enough of her grandchildren, she loved spending time with them. Pat also had a large extended family and group of friends, she cherished their relationships. Pat was truly a remarkable woman, so kind and caring to others, her presence in their lives will be missed.
Patricia was the beloved wife of the late Billy Frank “Okie” McKenzie, loving mother of John McKenzie and his wife Patricia of Auburn, NH, Scott McKenzie and his wife Susan of Nashua, NH and David “Mickey” McKenzie and his wife Roseanna of Gloucester, cherished grandmother of Daniel, Sarah, Courtney, Alexander and Caroline, great-grandmother of Colby, Ysabelle and Julieanne, daughter of the late Frederick D. and Susanna (Chipman) Miller, dear sister of Arthur Miller of Falmouth, Mary Lou Powers of Nashua and Margaret Bell of Belmont.
Family and friends gathered for a graveside service on Saturday, June 25, at the family lot in Wildwood Cemetery, Wildwood Street, Wilmington. Visiting hours were held at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rt. 62), Wilmington on Friday, June 24, from 5-9 p.m.
Memorial donations in Patricia’s name can be made to St. Elizabeth’s Orphanage, c/o St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 4 Forest St., Wilmington, MA 01887.