Peabody, MA — Patricia “Patsy” (Henderson) Fleury, age 75, of Peabody, formerly of Plymouth, N.H., died Monday, August 12, 2013, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, from injuries she sustained after being struck by a car in Peabody on Friday. She was the wife of the late Donald Fleury, and the daughter of the late Robert and Gladys (Lindgren) Henderson. Born and raised in Winthrop, Patsy was a graduate of Winthrop High School. She moved to Peabody in 1998 from Plymouth, N.H. She worked as a companion and caretaker in the private home health care industry for many years.
Patsy loved reading. She enjoyed the ocean and being with her family, especially for holidays. She loved animals and rescued many cats and dogs. She was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. When her family describes her, they use words including special, smiling, marvelous, vivacious, sassy, spunky, huggable, fun, kind, sweet, caring, loving and a gentle spirit.
She is survived by her daughter, Sue McQuarrie and her husband, Ed, of Peabody; grandson, Adam McQuarrie of Lynn; brother, Ronald Henderson and his wife, Ruthann, of Salem; sister, Carol Madigan White and her husband, Dave, of Campton, N.H.; brother, William Henderson and his wife, Roberta, of Winthrop; her sisters-in-law, Phyllis Henderson of Nashua, N.H., and Edna Henderson of Mt. Marion, N.Y. She also leaves 27 nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and great-nephews; her loving friends, Carol and Nancy; and her devoted cat, Melanie. She was the sister of the late Robert Henderson Jr., Dorothy Henderson Worden, Joan Henderson Hall, John Joseph Henderson; the sister-in-law of the late Robert Worden, Wayne Hall, James Madigan; and the aunt of the late Ronald Henderson Jr.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral service will be held in the Solimine, Landergan & Richardson Funeral Home, 426 Broadway, on Monday at 4 p.m. Visitation with the family will be Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Second Congregational Church, 12 Maple St., Peabody, MA 01960. Directions and guest book, www.solimine.com.