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Patricia C. (Hetu) "Bailey" Richards

October 13, 1938 — June 7, 2023

Winchendon

Winchendon-Patricia C. (Hetu) "Bailey" Richards, 84, died June 7, 2023, at St. Vincent Hospital after an illness. 
She was the wife of the late, Robert Bailey and the late, James Richards. 
She leaves two granddaughters, Jennifer Dixon and Renee Bailey, both of New Hampshire; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn Brezniak of Cherry Valley, and Gloria Brisben of Elwood, IN; and several nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by two sons, Mark Bailey, and Scott Bailey. 
Patricia was born on October 13, 1938, in Winchendon, a daughter of the late, Leon and Thelma (Flagg) Hetu. She was a 1956 graduate of Murdock High School. She worked as a teacher's aide, working with Special Needs Children, for the Winchendon School System. 
Patricia enjoyed gardening, knitting, and playing the piano. She was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. She was also a member of the Gardening Club and had a huge Teddy Bear collection. 
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon, MA, 01475.
Her burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Glenallen Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, from 4:30 -6:30 p.m. in the Stone Ladeau, 343 Central Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to ALS Association, https://donate.als.org/give.
To leave an online condolence please visit, www.stone-ladeau.com.
Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor, Douglas M. Stone, and Melissa A. McQuaid, funeral directors.

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Visitation

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

4:30 - 6:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Mass

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

52 Spruce St, Winchendon, MA 01475

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Burial

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

12:15 - 1:15 pm (Eastern time)

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