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.