Wales- Patricia M. (Moore) Haley, 89, passed away February 27, 2018 surrounded by the love of family. Patricia was born May 23, 1928 in Springfield to the late John P. and Mary M. (O'Connell Dawson) Moore. She was a graduate of Palmer High School and has been a resident of Wales for 65 years. Pat retired from Monson Developmental Center as a telephone operator after 30 years. Pat was a communicant of St. Christopher's Church in Brimfield and a member of the St. Christopher's Catholic Women's Club. She was an organist for several area churches and also volunteered as the piano player for school plays at the Wales Elementary School. She enjoyed reading, loved music and being with her family.
Patricia was predeceased by her husband John E. Haley; her sons, John, Vincent and James and granddaughter Jessica. She leaves her children, Peter Haley and Dan Haley of Wales, Nancy Sherman and her husband Alan of Woodstock, CT, Mary Haley of Ware; ten grandchildren, Sarah, Justin, Ryan, Andrew, Raeanne, Nick, Kyle, Nicole, Joshua and Caleb; four great grandchildren, Andrew, Colin, Hannah and Owen. Pat was predeceased by her siblings, Sheila Healey, Elizabeth Jones, John Moore and Kevin Moore.
Funeral services have been entrusted to Lombard Funeral Home of Monson. Visiting hours will be held Friday, March 9, 2018 from 4-7pm at Lombard Funeral Home 3 Bridge St. Monson. Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10 am in St. Christopher's Church in Brimfield. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests, memorial contributions be made to the Wales Public Library 77 Main Street, Wales, MA or to Baystate VNA and Hospice 280 Chestnut St., 6th Fl, Springfield, MA 01199.