Beverly — Patricia Iola (Briggs) Eaton, 73, peacefully passed away on October 9, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late William G. Eaton.
Born in Marblehead on February 26, 1940, she moved to CA in 1977, returned home in 2000. She was the daughter of the late Susan (LeMay, Briggs) Perkins and Granville Perkins. Patricia lived her life to love others. Everyone she ever met was immediately considered family.
She was predeceased by her son, the late William H. Eaton and is survived by her 5 daughters, Sue-Ann Dunlop and her husband, Donald, of N. Andover, Diane Patricia Eaton of Beverly, Patti-Ann Eaton of Beverly, Ann-Marie Eaton of CA, Kerry Toni-Lee Trobaugh and her husband, William, of CA; her sister, Ellen and her husband, Sonny Morrison, of CA; her sister, Sandy and her husband, Arty Craveiro, of Danvers; 26 grandchildren, Kathleen, Patricia, Susie, Kendra, Lisa, April, Erica, Monica, Justin, Frankie, Richard, Eddie, William, Bobby, Timothy, Daniel, Chris, Brian, Bambi, Michelle, Savannah, Robert, Brittany, Raven, Adriana, and Alonzo and their spouses; 36 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren and 19 nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in the community room of 501 Manor Road, Beverly. All are welcome. All other services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Patricia’s name to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Attn. PIE/FFAC, 313 Washington St., Suite 310, Newton, MA 02458. www.LyonsFuneral.com.