Anna Patricia's Story
Anna Patricia Kirby, 88, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Winchester Hospital.
Born in Danvers on October 8, 1928, she was the daughter of the late William and Anna (Mullins) Kirby. A lifelong resident of Danvers, she was a graduate of Holten High School, Class of 1946. Patricia went on to attend Burdett Business School. She was employed as a secretary at the United Shoe Machinery Company before working for C.R. Lyons and Sons, Funeral Directors for several years. Patricia was a devoted mother and caregiver, especially to her son, Michael Henry.
She is survived by her children, Michael Henry Kirby of Peabody and Anne Marie Innis and her husband, Michael; two grandchildren, James Michael and Matthew Kirby Innis. She was predeceased by her brother, William Kirby, Jr.
Her funeral service will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Sylvan St., Danvers. Visitation will be held prior to the service Tuesday morning from 9 to 10:15 a.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to North Shore Elder Services, 300 Rosewood Dr., Suite 200, Danvers, MA 01923.
Published on  April 10, 2017