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Patricia A. Brabant

March 2, 2021

Patricia A. BrabantPatricia A. Brabant, 87, of Watertown and formerly of Clayton passed away Tuesday morning, March 2, 2021, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse.

Patricia was born in Clayton on July 15, 1933, daughter of Henry Joseph and Flossie Collins Wood and she was a 1950 graduate of Clayton Central School. On August 8, 1951 she married Joseph George Brabant at St. Mary's Church with Rev. George E. Racette officiating. Mr. Brabant died May 17, 2006.

She worked in the cafeteria for the Watertown City School District and retired as Head Cashier after 20 years of service for the district. She was a communicant of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church. Patricia was a member of the VFW Auxiliary Post 1400, Watertown and American Legion Auxiliary Post 588, Brownville. For many years she volunteered for the Board of Elections in Watertown. She enjoyed bingo and lottery tickets and for over 50 years, playing bridge every Wednesday with her friends. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren and their families.

Patricia is survived by her three children, Joseph G. Brabant, Roanoke, VA, Charlene A. Harrington and husband Steven P., Warrenburg, MO, and Michele P. Joles, Watertown; 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Along with her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her daughter-in-law Bobbi Brabant, 3 brothers, Henry, Fred, and Donald Wood, and 2 sisters, Rozelma Wagner and Katherine Payne.

Calling hours and a funeral Mass will be held in May at a time and date to be announced. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown and online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com. Donations in Patricia's name may be made to either Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, 320 W. Lynde St. or Brabant Family for Medical Education, c/o JCC, 1220 Coffeen St., both in Watertown, NY 13601.

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#10 Vivian Burdick 2021-03-06 20:06
Joe,
I extend my deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mother. You were very blessed to have been able to have her in your life for so many years. A mother's love is always with her children. Losing a mother is one of the deepest sorrows a heart can know. But her goodness, her caring, and her wisdom live on like the legacy of love that will always be with you. May that love surround you now and bring you peace. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely,
Vivian Burdick
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#9 Doug and nancy nemec 2021-03-05 20:21
So sorry for your loss, Joe. It’s tough to lose a parent, especially your mom. No one loves you like your momma,
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#8 Larry Zajas 2021-03-05 16:48
Joe ,Char and Micky so sorry to hear about Pat, I have many good memories of her and George hanging with my parents, Joe and Ginny back in the day. Prayers to you all.
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#7 Shawn Baker 2021-03-05 12:51
Joe, very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
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#6 Dan &Theresa Ward 2021-03-05 10:00
We are so sorry to hear about Aunt Pat. Prayers for her and may she rest in peace with her family. Prayers and comfort for all.
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#5 Susan & Curtis Smith 2021-03-05 09:28
Thinking of you today. Your shared memories will keep her alive in the family. God Bless!
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#4 Rose Reff 2021-03-04 21:35
So sorry for your loss. I graduated with Pat. We were classmates from the 8th grade through high school. Roomed with her on our senior trip to New York City.
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#3 Vicki Bulger 2021-03-04 19:54
Pat was a lovely lady.. she worked with my Mom for years at WHS. My sincerest condolences to her family.
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#2 Jack Bragger 2021-03-04 16:59
Very sorry for your loss.
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#1 Wendy Reed Clinch 2021-03-04 14:58
I'm sorry for your loss, my Dad worked with your Dad for years, and always spoke highly of both your Mom and Dad. They are all together now, young and catching up. God keep you close in His arms during this difficult time.
Sincerely
Wendy Reed
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