Middleton — Patricia J. (Keating) Cash, 51, of Middleton and formerly of Peabody, died early Thursday morning at the Massachusetts General Hospital following a courageous fight against leukemia. She was the wife of the late Harold C. Cash, Jr.
Born in Salem, she was the daughter of Paul Keating of Lynn and Jocelyn (Luz) Keating of Peabody and stepdaughter of Allison (Cuthbert) Keating of Lynn. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, class of 1979 and Salem State College in 1985.
After marriage and several years in Michigan and Tennessee, she returned to Massachusetts with her husband, Harry, to Middleton. After 23 years there, she recently returned to Peabody.
Patricia was a devoted wife and mother and at the passing of her husband Harold, in 1995, she dedicated her life to her boys, Tyler and Connor Cash. Tyler and Connor have pursued academia and athletics at their respective institutions, Colby College and Cornell University. Accomplishments that not only reflected Tricia's efforts in raising two well rounded young men, but also gave her the most pride.
She is also survived by her three sisters, Paula Keating and her wife Barby Kodys of North Andover, Pamela Childs and her husband Richard of Seminole, FL, and Kandi and her husband Joe Kukas of Peabody, and also by two nieces and a nephew, Jordyn Keating-Kodys of North Andover and Christian and Caroline Kukas of Peabody.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 8 AM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 AM at St. Richard's Church, Danvers, to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Lake St., Peabody. In lieu of flowers, the family has established an account to assist the boys during this transition time. Donations can be made to the Cash Family Fund c/o Kandace Kukas, 9 Hampshire Rd, Peabody, MA. Any donations should be addressed to Kandace. For directions and online obituary, visit www.ccbfuneral.com.