Patricia Ann Ford

Patricia Ann Ford
Patricia Ann Ford

Patricia Ann Santry Ford, 82, of Amarillo, passed away March 20, 2020.  Private family graveside services will be held at Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Pat was born in Fall River, MA on July 24, 1937 to Mary and Timothy Santry.  She graduated from Barnstable High School in Hyannis, Ma, in 1955.  During high school and until 1959, she worked for New England Tel and Tel as a local/long distance telephone operator.  Pat married her high school sweetheart, Donald Ford, in March 1959, and they promptly moved to Amarillo, Tx, where she worked for Southwestern Bell, as a long-distance operator, from 1959-1968.

In 1967, Pat and Donald were blessed with the birth of their son, Darin.

She went to for Dr. Jeff R. Moore, MD, as a surgical technician in 1981.  She worked for him until Dr. Moore retired in 1998.  She then worked for Dr. William Watson, DPM, as a podiatrist assistant, until she retired in 1999.

Pat loved to go fishing with her husband Don and their son Darin.  She liked to go camping and took up stream trout fish in Cimarron, NM.  She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary &Timothy Santry, her brother, Joseph Santry, and her sister, Eileen Santry.

She is survived by her husband, Donald; her son, Darin (Shelia) Ford; and her grandson, Zachary Hodges.

9 Replies to “Patricia Ann Ford”

  1. Was so sad to learn of Pat’s death. Enjoyed conversations with Pat & her husband Don on their morning walks with their Cocker spaniel .Thoughts & prayers go to you Don.

  2. Pat lived next door to my mother for many years and was always so good to her. It’s hard to believe she is gone. My sympathy and prayers go out to Don and Darin.

  3. With our heartfelt prayers for comfort. Pat was a beautiful woman and a true sweetheart. We will dearly miss her. God bless and keep Don and the family.

  4. So sorry to hear about Pat. I have many memories of you and her, from TV 10 days to seeing you and Pat in Cimarron Canyon. God bless !

  5. Dear Don, Darin and family. We are so saddened by your loss of Pat. Pat was always so engaging and truly a special lady. We will be lifting all of you in prayers for peace and comfort. With love Billy and Sue Daniel

  6. My sincere and heartfelt love and sympathies to the family of Pat. She was a wonderful woman and I loved running into her now and again out shopping. We never had any trouble with conversation. Pat will be missed by so many.

    Kathy Jones

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