FRAMINGHAM – Patricia A. (Bianchi) Wilcox, 87, a lifelong resident of Framingham, died Wednesday December 12, 2018, following a brief illness.
Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Pasqualino & Agnes (Piazza) Bianchi, was predeceased by her cherished sister, Pauline Perini and the beloved wife of the late Attorney Francis P. Wilcox, Jr.
Patricia was a 1949 graduate of Framingham High School, and over the years enjoyed organizing many school reunions with her classmates.
She was employed as an Office Manager and Bookkeeper for the Law Firm of Hargraves, Karb, Wilcox & Galvani for 35 years, and retired as a receptionist at IBM after 10 years.
Patricia was a long time volunteer at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham and was a former member of the Framingham Garden Club. She was a proud 2nd generation participant in the Framingham Heart Study.
She is survived by her beloved nieces, Debora Rudzik of Plymouth, Denise Perini of Marlboro, Dianne Perini of Medway, Pamela Perini of Waltham, Paula Miller of Falmouth and Patricia Cerro of Southborough, also survived by her great nieces and nephews, TJ Perini, Brooke Macurdy, Jay Miller Jr., Taylor Miller, Sydney Cerro and Raymond Cerro Jr., and her great great nieces and nephew, Vera, Nina, and Weston.
Her life was one filled with her loving family always around her; enjoying time together as well as trips to beautiful locations, Rome, Florida and Cape Cod. She was a loving and caring Aunt to all her nieces and always put their needs ahead of her own.
Family and friends will honor and remember Patricia’s life by gathering for a time of visitation in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St., Framingham, on Monday December 17 from 8 to 9;30 a.m.
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Bridget’s Church, 830 Worcester RRoad in Framingham at 10 a.m.
Interment will follow in St. Stephen’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Patricia’s name to: the Framingham Heart Study, www.Framingheartstudy.org, 73 Mt. Wayte Ave. Suite 2, Framingham, MA 01702-5827
For directions and online tributes, kindly visit www.mccarthyfh.com