Patricia Ann Williams
January 05, 1947 - May 15, 2022
Patricia Ann Williams born on January 5, 1947 of Phoenix, AZ died on Sunday, May 15 2022 surrounded by her family. Pat was born in Brooklyn, NY, the oldest child of Francis and Margaret Parks. She attended St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Elementary School, St Edmund High School and then obtained her nursing degree from St Vincent's in New York, where she also started her nursing career. After moving to Arizona, Pat dedicated her life to serving others in the field of nursing. During her career she worked at Glendale Samaritan, Thunderbird Samaritan, Arrowhead, and John C Lincoln hospitals in pediatrics, trauma ER, case management and employee health.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Margaret Parks. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, John, and their five children, Kevin (Kari) Williams , Colleen (Cass) Taylor, Kelly (+Jay) Moore, Kerry (Todd) Elmore, and Christine (Chris) Tax, and her brother William Parks (Theresa). John and Pat have 14 dearly loved grandchildren: Kevyn and Jack Garcia; Chloe Williams; Brody, Logan, and Carter Taylor; Abigail, Maggie, Sean, and Finley Moore; Madison and Libby Elmore; and Kate and Connor Tax.
A rosary will be held at 6:00pm on Thursday May 26, with visitation to follow until 9:00pm at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary at 6500 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale AZ 85254. A Mass of Christian Burial and celebration of Pat's life will be held on Friday, May 27 at11:00am at SS. Simon and Jude Cathedral (6351 N 27th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85017). The committal will take place immediately following the funeral mass at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary. All are welcome to join for a reception at Aunt Chilada's (7330 N Dreamy Draw Dr. Phoenix, AZ 85020) from 2:00-4:30 pm.
Pat believed very strongly in Catholic Education, In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral School Scholarship Fund in honor of Pat Williams. Here is the link to make your donation: https://www.eservicepayments.com/cgi-bin/Vanco_ver3.vps?appver3=QwTAvdeRZNci2y4ODrfXNMFJ6AkD1W8PgKzQkXsMLNVNiaHowu5UkrupWM0qosGWFDJlMjqecVOAqZuAYvfwiwDyPfwC-v8ZFxSrsqSkmk6CkdE_kYLxmXOLCRoq1WnGTPjo_djO3mkQoYhfpJygbCa6TxvCvmbfD8Pto8AucFQ=&ver=3
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For those unable to attend, the service will be live-streamed at the following link: https://vimeo.com/710883544