Mrs. Patricia A. (DeLeo) Harris, 70, of Milford MA died Wednesday (September 29, 2021) at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Brian L. Harris Sr.
Patricia was born in Boston MA, the daughter of the late Felix R. and the late Florence T. (Laferriere) DeLeo. She attended St. Bartholomew grammar school and was a graduate of Needham High School, Class of 1969. She then attended Cinderella Finishing School and also became a licensed massage therapist after graduating from Spa-Tech.
Patricia had been employed as an aesthetician at Mac-Med located in Milford and also as a massage therapist at Larose Muscular Therapy also located in Milford. She had been a longtime member of the Association of Bodywork & Massage Professionals.
Patricia had been a resident of Milford since 1973 and prior to that had resided in Needham. She was an avid Boston Red Sox, NE Patriots & Boston Bruins fan. She loved trips to Cape Cod, loved her cats and was an avid Trump supporter. But most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Along with her beloved husband of 24 years, she is survived by her 2 sons: John A. Sammarco IV of Milford MA and Bryan D. Sammarco and his wife Tracy of Lebanon CT; her 2 grandchildren: Cameron Sammarco and Calvin Sammarco of Lebanon CT; her 3 siblings: Linda Roland and her husband Phil of Somers CT, Gail Parent and her husband Gerry of Weare NH and David DeLeo and his wife Lori of Bedford NH; several nieces & nephews; and her step-children: Sherry Bryant of Colchester RI, Brian Harris Jr. of Bellingham MA and Anthony Harris and his wife Julie of Uxbridge MA.
In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place. Her funeral will be held Monday (October 11th) from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 7 East Main Street, Milford MA. A visitation period will be held Monday morning (October 11th) from 9am to 11am at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, prior to her Funeral Mass.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute @ Milford Regional Medical Center c/o The Cancer Care Fund, Milford Regional Healthcare Foundation, 14 Prospect Street, Milford MA 01757.