Pat is a native of New Jersey and lived outside of Boston, MA where she taught school. After her husband was relocated to the Syracuse area, she returned to part time work in parks and recreation for the Syracuse City Parks and Rec Dept where she developed all the cultural activities for city parks including working with the older adults in all of the city high rises and developed a senior theater program. Her diversified background included more program and outreach for older adults in the towns of Clay and Manlius.
She was involved in numerous professional organizations in the area and has received several awards for work with older adults.
Pat was one of the prime organizers of County senior games and later worked on State and National senior games.
Pat has a son and family who live outside of Charlotte, NC where she makes frequent visits to see her two grandchildren.
She loves the outdoors, hiking, gardening and visits to Henderson Harbor, NY where she had a home on the lake for many years.