HADLEY - Patricia (Wanat) Bye, 76, of Hadley, passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was born Sept. 26, 1940, in Hadley, to the late Charles and Anna (Tudryn) Wanat. She had attended schools in Hadley, and graduated from Hopkins Academy. Pat had worked for several years at the Hadley Public Schools in the cafeteria. She was a communicant of the Most Holy Redeemer Church in Hadley. Pat always enjoyed long rides with her husband, playing bingo and going to the casinos, the Boston Red Sox, but most of all she cherished the time with her family. She is survived by her devoted husband Joseph Bye of Hadley; her loving children Nancy McConkey and her husband Shaun of Ludlow, Joseph of Chicopee, and John and his wife Susan of Hadley; her grandchildren James, Marissa, Serena, Jeffery McConkey and Logan and Spencer Bye; her sisters and their husbands Charlene and William Chmura of South Deerfield, Susan and Louis Grader of Greenfield, Teresa and Ronald Frost of Florence, and Ann Marie and Michael Ilnicky of Blandford; her aunts Anna Tudryn of Sunderland, Pauline Kokoski of Hadley, and Amelia Borys of Chicopee; and also several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be Sunday, Oct. 16, from 2 to 5 p.m.at the Drozdal Funeral Home of Northampton. Funeral services will Monday at 10 a.m.from the Drozdal Funeral Home with a Mass at 11 a.m.at Most Holy Redeemer Church. Burial will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pat's name to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049, or to Susan G. Komen Fund, 74 Batterson Park Rd., Farmington, CT 06032, firstname.lastname@example.org . To sign a Guest Book, express condolences, share memories and read other obituaries, go to legacy.com/obituaries/gazettenet.
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