October 11, 2017
Patricia M. (Wallace) Spinks, 62, of Hopkinton, MA and North Conway, NH passed away, Wednesday October 11, 2017, surrounded by her family into the loving arms of the Lord after a valiant battle with cancer. Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of Raymond and Theresa Wallace.
A resident of Hopkinton since 1960 she was educated in Hopkinton schools and went on to become a licensed hair dresser and manicurist and worked part time at her profession all the while working as a homemaker and as the office manager for Browne Drilling and Blasting Co. of Hopkinton.
Patty was a talented artist being proficient in weaving afghans and quilts, working with stained glass, painting and wood carving, many items of which she gave to friends and family.
Always thinking of others before herself, she was a gifted homemaker, who acted as a hostess during many holidays and celebrations at her homestead. She loved to cook and always tried to make the holidays special times for her family, especially decorating for Christmas.
Patty loved the outdoors and with her husband and family especially enjoyed her vacation home in North Conway. She liked traveling the White Mountains and spent fun times skiing with family and friends in the Mount Washington Valley.
An avid golfer she played many courses throughout New England and scored two hole-in-ones during her playing time. Many a round of golf with her husband was followed up by getting together with friends at the celebrated Scarecrow Pub & Grill. Patty was a wonderful wife, mother, and Nana and will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by all of us.
She is survived by her mother, Theresa, of Stuart, Florida., her husband, Thomas I. Spinks of Hopkinton; two sons Jeffrey S. Kenney of Hopkinton and Thomas J. Spinks and his wife Bethany of Milford; a grandson, A.J. whom she called “her little man”; a brother Stephen F. Wallace of Stuart, Florida, two sisters, Marie T. Flannery and her husband Edward of Hopkinton and Janet R. Martin of Cranston, Rhode Island and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Saturday, October 14 from 1 – 4 p.m. in the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com.
At her family’s request, funeral services will take place privately at a later date.