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Patricia Mackey

March 20, 1938 — May 2, 2017

Patricia Schai Mackey, 79. Presently of Bear, Delaware formerly of Onancock, VA and Cold Spring, NY passed away peacefully on May 2, 2017 at Christiana Hospital, surrounded by her loving children.

Born on March 20, 1938 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Arthur S. and Virginia Dean Schai.  She is predeceased by her husbandsPeter F. Curran and Perry R. Mackey.

Patricia was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Onley, VA, the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-02 and the Women’s Club of Accomack County.

Patricia received her Bachelor’s Degree from Keuka College was employed by the Putnam County office of the Aging for many years prior to her retirement.  While raising her children Patricia was a frequent substitute teacher at the local schools.

She is survived by her loving children Pamela Mackey of Bear,DE, Perry Mackey and his wife Jean Marie, Cheshire, CT. Cherished grandchildren Katherine, Elizabeth, Ann and Perry Mackey; Five Step Children Kathleen Hossler and husband Robert of Smyrna, DE, Peter Curran and wife Cheryl of West Hills, CA, Maureen Lindner and husband John of Hastings on Hudson, NY, Gregory Curran of, Garrison, NY and Jennifer Curran of South Nyack, NY; Sister Ginny Smith of PeachtreeCity, GA, Brothers Arthur and his wife Ila Schai of Lafayette IN, and William Dean and his wife Karen Schai of Cazenovia,NY. Her Nieces and nephews Janet Goetz, Dean Mishoe, Scott Mishoe, Susan Schai Arthur Schai III and Tyler Schai; and many step- grandchildren.

Friends may call on Thursday May 11, 2017 from 4-7pm at Clinton Funeral Home, 21 Parrott Street, Cold Spring. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday May 12, 2017 at 10am at Our Lady of Loretto Church, Cold Spring. Interment will follow in Assumption Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Friends of the Senior Citizens of Putnam County, Incorporated, Putnam County Office for the Aging, Building A, Carmel, NY 10512 or St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Capital Campaign Fund, 25236 Coastal Blvd, Onley, VA 23418.

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Charitable donations may be made to:

Friends of the Senior Citizens of Putnam County,
Putnam County Office for the Aging Building A, Carmel NY 10512

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