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“To Pattis Family I was so sorry to hear of your sisters passing. I went to school with Patti and always remembered her as full of fun and always...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Susan Linscot-Merenda-Samatis - MA

“My husband Shawn and I are saddened to hear that Patti has passed away. She had a big heart and was always full of kindness for our two sons, Ryan...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Jill Feeney - Melrose, MA

“I am so very sorry to hear this news. Patty and I worked many years together and had many laughs and great times. May she Rest In Peace ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Judie ( leger). Waitt - Wakefield, MA

“Kathy & Family,I am so sorry to hear of Pattie's passing. My thoughts are with you all.Lisa HowittMelrose ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Howitt - Melrose, MA

“Kathy and family,Sending you sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved sister. Hoping your special memories will help you through this...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Lauren Applegate - Lancaster, SC

“So sorry to hear of Pattie's passing. I worked with her a loooong time ago at The Chop Shop in 1977. I had just graduated from the Voke in Wakefield...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Tami Mallon - Billerica, MA

“Dear Kathy, Mike & Ed,We are so sorry to hear of Pattie passing, may she rest in peace. We send our deepest sympathy for your loss and will keep you...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Tom and Irene Murphy - SHREWSBURY, MA

“Kathy, Edward & Mike Very sad to hear about the news about Patti.Many fond memories of us all growing up in the neighborhood - " the good old days...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Susan A Tura - Melrose, MA

“So sorry Kathy and Family got the loss of your sweet sister Pattie...Hugs, Kisses and Prayers ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Lee Perry - Medford, MA

“Patti, we became friends when I met you at Marco's Hair Salon. Then you moved into the apartment building where I lived. I was so sorry to hear that...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Donna Lessard - MELROSE, MA

“So sorry to hear if Patti's passing we were good friends growing u and she gave my daughter her first hair cut she had the greatest smile ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Charleen Fahey - Chester, NH

“Kathy so sorry for your loss of your sister thoughts and prayers ate with you and your family during this difficult time god bless ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy Graham - Melrose, MA

“Rest in Peace, Pattie, and thanks for all the Baxter St.fun. God Bless. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Nancy MacLeod - Lake Havasu City, AZ

“Kathy and Family,I am so sorry to learn of Pattie's passing. Please accept my sincerest sympathy.I'll never forget when Pattie and my wife Dorothy...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Randy Huber Huber - Melrose, MA

“My deepest sympathy to Kathy and your family for the loss of your sister Patti. I knew Patti from my aunt Patsy who would always love going to the...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Joanne Ball - Melrose, MA

“Kathy, I am so sorry for your Loss. My Heartfelt Condolences to You and Your Family. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Pam Raymond - Melrose, MA


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Patricia "Pattie" Fay, longtime Melrose resident, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Life Care Center of Stoneham. She was 70.

Born in Everett on September 27, 1948, Pattie is one of four children of the late Mortimer E. and E. Louise ( Murphy) Fay. She was raised in Melrose, and graduated from Melrose High School in 1967.

A longtime hairdresser, Pattie owned and operated "Pattie Fay's Hair Design" on Berwick Street in Melrose for 30 years. She developed many friendships through the years with her clients that she truly cared about.

Pattie loved her family, and time spent with them was treasured. She loved to cook and bake for family and friends, and was always on the lookout for a great new recipe. She was an avid reader of books and the Boston Globe, and took great joy in gardening and always enjoyed her houseplants.

Pattie always enjoyed listening to music including classic rock, R&B, old time country, Motown, and Frank Sinatra. When she could, she also enjoyed riding her bicycle.

Patties warmth, kind, caring, and happy go lucky personality will be missed by her beloved family, and the many friends she made over the years.

Pattie was the beloved sister of Edward N. Fay of Woburn, Michael J. Fay and his wife Katherine of Lynnfield, and Kathleen Fay of Melrose. She is also survived by her nephew Nicholas Fay of Huntington Beach,California.

Our family would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to her neighbor Cindy for taking care of her beloved cat "Sweetie Pie" while she was away, and also her friends that she made and enjoyed sitting out at the picnic table with: Ron, Carolyn, Billy, Kristen, and Carol are just a few of the regulars that Pattie spoke very fondly of.

Services for Pattie will be private. Contributions in Pattie's memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451, or the MSPCA, 350 S. Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.