March 14, 1934 – September 27, 2013
Obituaries » PATRICIA M. AZUR
AZUR, PATRICIA M. “PATTY,” formerly of Montpelier and most recently of St. Johnsbury, died September 27, at her home. Patty was born in Newport on March 14, 1934, the daughter of Thomas J. and Nellie (Handy) Azur. Patty was a member of St. Augustine Parish in Montpelier, and more recently, Corpus Christi Parish in St. Johnsbury. Patty lived most of her life in Montpelier with her mother, Nellie, sister, Ann, and brother, Thomas. They recently moved to St. Johnsbury to be closer to their family. Patty worked for National Life Insurance Co. in Montpelier for many years, and had attained the position of credit union president. Patty very much enjoyed vacationing with her sister, Ann, and cousins, Marion and Isabelle Handy. Patty always looked forward to annual family vacations to Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Her entire life, Patty was giving and loving and the family “go to” person for advice. Patty was happiest when she was surrounded by family. Survivors include her dear sister, Ann Marie, and brother, Thomas, of St. Johnsbury; a brother-in-law, Gerald Willey; nieces, Roseanna and husband Stephen Bennett, Denise and husband Bruce Whitehead, Michelle and husband Doug Urie; nephews, Anthony Willey and wife Judith, Chris Willey and wife Kilee, and Schuyler Azur – all of whom were more like her children; 16 great-nieces and -nephews; 12 great-great-nieces and -nephews; numerous cousins; and her very special friend and cousin, Janet Dutil. She was predeceased by her parents; a sister, Nancy Willey; and a brother, Phillip Azur.