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Obituary - Patricia S. Bolton

Patricia S. Bolton

Date of Passing: August 3rd, 2020

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Patricia S. "Pat" Bolton, 83, of Trenton Falls and Micco, FL, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare Center, with her family by her side. She was born September 21, 1936, in Utica, the daughter of the late Donald and Marian Green Smith. She was a graduate of St. Francis deSales High School, MVCC and SUNY Utica-Rome, where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Nursing. On May 18, 1957, at Sacred Heart Church, Utica, she married Russell E. Bolton. He passed away January 24, 2015. For many years Mrs. Bolton was a Registered Nurse at Faxton Hospital, Utica, Rose Hospital, Rome, Stonehedge Nursing Home, Rome and Healthsouth Treasure Coast Rehabilitation Hospital and the Visiting Nurses Association, both in Vero Beach, FL. After retirement, she volunteered for many years at the Sebastian River Medical Center, Sebastian, FL. Pat will be remembered by all who knew her for her kindness, thoughtfulness and generosity. She is survived by three sons, Gary and Elena Bolton of Dallas, TX, Daniel Bolton of Quincy, MA and William and Christine Bolton of Trenton Falls; three grandchildren, Devin Bolton of Atlanta, GA, Holly and Matt Beyhl of Sterling, VA and Uriel Bolton of Dallas, TX; one sister, Gail Dwyer of Waterville; one brother, Dennis and Christine Smith of Tampa, FL; in-laws, Mary Bolton of Utica, Regina Bolton of Troy and Carol Smith of Verona; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her in-laws, Robert Bolton, Donald Bolton, Bernard and Gloria Bolton and Don Dwyer. Relatives and friends are invited to her Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Thursday at 10 am at St. Leo's & St. Ann's Catholic Church in Holland Patent. Interment will follow in St. Ann's Cemetery in Hinckley. There are no calling hours. The Mass will be available livestreamed at The family wishes to thank Dr. Gedela and the staff at MVHS, St. Luke's Campus for all their wonderful care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to Compassion Coalition ( Arrangements are with the Mark C. Bentz Funeral Service, Inc., New Hartford.


I worked with Pat at Faxton Hospital many years ago. She was a compassionate Nurse and a truly sweet person, always a kind word to everyone. A beautiful role model, may she Rest In Peace.
Judith Balch

I am very sorry for your lose. I'm sure was a lovely person before she got sick. I know she cared about her kids. Dan has shown me pictures.

May her memory be a blessing to you
Jay Dembling

Gary, Dan and Bill - our family has fond memories of growing up across the street from your parents. We thought a lot of your parents, and are sorry for your loss. Pat was a gem.

Deb, John, Diane and Cheryl Robinson
Debbie Robinson Cantales

Please accept our sincere condolences on your mom and grandmother's passing. Peace and prayers.
Tim & Colleen Moylan Family