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Obituary of Patricia Ann "Pat" Bracey

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Patricia Ann “Pat” (Sample) Bracey, 73, of Lake Street, Rouses Point and formerly of the Cannon Corners Road in Mooers Forks, died Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at her home in Rouses Point, under the loving care of her son, sister, and Hospice of the North Country. She was born in Plattsburgh, August 15, 1948, the daughter of Perry and Mildred (Gadway) Sample. She grew up in Mooers Forks and graduated from Mooers Central School in 1966. Later while working full time she graduated with honors from Plattsburgh State University with a Bachelor of Science. Pat worked at the former Ayerst Labs, beginning the day after she graduated from High School. Her career at Ayerst spanned 38 years, including Wyeth-Ayerst and lastly, Pfizer. Pat was a member of the Ladies of St. Ann’s, the Altar Rosary at St. Patrick’s Church in Rouses Point, the Red Hat Society, and the Champlain Literary Club. She enjoyed traveling, theater, watching musicals, coordinating the Sample Family reunion, spending time with friends, enjoying a well prepared meal, and visiting the sick and elderly. Pat had a natural way of brightening everyone’s day with her smile and big heart. Left to cherish the memory of Pat are, her loving son, Kelley Bracey, who was her pride and joy, and his girlfriend, Laura Rizzo of Moira; her sister, Debra Sample of The Villages, Florida; and many cousins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother-in-law, John Koenig; and several aunts and uncles. Calling hours will be held Monday, June 20, 2022 from 4 to 6 pm at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 10:30 am at St. Ann’s Church in Mooers Forks with The Most Reverend Terry R. LaValley, Bishop of Ogdensburg, presiding. Committal prayers and burial will follow in the parish cemetery. A reception will follow in the Brookside Barn in Altona. All are welcome to join the family and celebrate Pat’s life. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country, the Mooers Fire Dept. or the Rouses Point Fire Dept. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers, 236-4747. To make a floral purchase, offer an online condolence, share a symbolic gesture, or share a photo in memory of Pat Bracey please visit

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, June 20, 2022
Hamilton Funeral Home Inc.
793 Gilbert Road
Mooers, New York, United States


10:30 am
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
St. Ann's Church
Route 11
Mooers Forks, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Ann's Cemetery
Woods Falls Road
Mooers Forks, New York, United States
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Patricia Bracey

1948 - 2022

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