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Patricia Ann (Smith) Pike
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  • New England Equine Rescue- North
    52 Ash St.
    West Newbury, MA 01985

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“John, I was deeply saddened to hear of Patty's passing when I read your mom's obit today. The loss of both of these women in your life within 6...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Marianne Marino - Derry, NH

“John. So sorry for your loss... ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: Arleen Cieplik - Marco Island, FL

“John, I'm so sorry to hear about Patty. Sending prayers to you & your family. Sincerely, Kathy and family ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Kathy Diorio - Melrose, MA

“Ive known Patty for many years condolences to Patty's family and friends ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Sally (Kennedy)French - Melrose, MA

“Dear John, I never actually met Patty but I felt like I knew her. You would always tell me how she was doing over these past many years. I feel...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: Ethel Chiminello - Melrose, MA

“John Pike and family,So sorry to hear of Patricia's passing. So sorry for your loss.Sincerely, Fran Fondulis ”
6 of 24 | Posted by: frances fondulis - melrose, MA

“To John, Thomas and Russell. We are saddened by the news of Patty's death after such a courageous long battle with illness. John, you were a soldier...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Tricia Joyce and family - Auburn, MA

“to john and Russell and Thomas, my thoughts and prayers are with you . my friend I will miss you and what great memories I have to cherish, but now...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: peggy muse (glavin) - salisbury, MA

“to john, Thomas and Russell, she was the best and know she is at peace, and what a fighter , she gave it her all. well my friend we had a lot of...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: peggy muse (glavin) - salisbury, MA

“I'm so sorry for your families loss. I am a schoolmate of Patricias we had some good times together and now she is resting and at peace, Fly like an...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Lorraine Rizzuto - Wakefield, MA

“Patty,You will be missed very much. And I want to thank you for being my aunt. I am so proud to be able to say you were my aunt, my friend, and...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: RICHARD SERGI - LYNN, MA - Family

“Sorry John to hear about Patty, did not know she was sick. If you are ever up our way on your bike, stop by and say hi. Take care, Skip and Sandy ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Sandy Culleton - E. Wakefield, NH

“To John and family-My sincere condolences and please know that many thoughts and prayers are with you.Respectfully,Lt Mark DeCroteauMelrose Police...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Mark DeCroteau - Melrose, MA

“JP, Tom, and Russ - very sorry for your loss. We knew this was coming, but that doesn't make it any easier. She put up one hell of a fight, didn't...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Jim Smith - Wakefield, MA

“John, I'm very sorry to hear about your wife's passing. She was too young for such a thing to happen. My heart goes out to you and your family. I...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Pat Melvin

“JP, Tom and Russ, very sorry to hear of Patty's passing. She put up one hell of a fight. JP if you need anything, you know where to find me. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Jim Smith - Wakefield, MA

“John you are in our thoughts. We only met her once which was the Vietnam Reunion at Fourthcliff butte felt like we knew her well. At Christmas she...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“John and boys, my deepest sympathy for your loss. She was a special person and her positive attitude and sense of humor will be surely missed. My...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Lilly Hong - MELROSE, MA - Friend

“John,So sorry for your loss. Having met Pat two years ago, she clearly was a strong and brave lady. She certainly gave it her all. ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Paula Fowlie - Melrose, MA

“RIP my friend ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Louise McCune - Nashville

“Patty, you put up a good fight. I'm sure you and JPR are enjoying a cold beer and at peace. Pike, bless you and know you were always there for both...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Gerry Reiley - MA

“John such a loss for all of us who loved Patty so much. Always enjoyed seeing you both at the 621 we had so many laughs & memories may her beautiful...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Marian Finn - Melrose, MA

“I will remember Patty as an older sister, always with her wry sense of humor and generous nature. Patty will be missed by all of us who have known...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Betty Saunders-Pogor - MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - MA

Patricia Ann (Smith) Pike passed away at her home in Melrose after a courageous 20 year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born in Stoneham on January 15, 1954 to the late Russell & Catherine (Randall) Smith. She was raised in the Mount Hood section of Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1972. Patty Ann was a lifelong resident of Melrose who had a love for dogs and horses. She volunteered at the New England Equine Rescue League, worked in sales at a jewelry store and Boston and at Marka's Antique Store on Charles Street in Boston. Patty Ann enjoyed collecting shells and rocks on the beach and when she found a piece of driftwood she would create a beautiful piece of art with it. She loved taking trips to Booth Bay Harbor in Maine, Hampton Beach in NH and Christmas Island in NH. Patty Ann was the beloved wife of John W. Pike. Loving mother of Thomas J. Pike and Russell E. Pike & his fiancé Sarah all of Melrose. Caring sister of Suzanne Walsh of Melrose, Robert Smith of Washington and the late Judy Sergi, Beverly Griggers and Kathy Logue. Also survived by several nieces & nephews. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 4:00-8:00PM. Funeral procession from Gately Funeral Home on Friday morning, February 9th at 9:00AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Incarnation Church, 425 Upham St. Melrose at 10:00AM. Interment at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Patricia's name to New England Equine Rescue – North, 52 Ash St., West Newbury, MA 01985.