In memory of
Patricia Travers, 82, of Clifton, N.J., died on Feb. 9, 2010. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 15 North Ave., Millbrook, N.Y. Interment will be at St. Joseph Church Cemetery, where Miss Travers will join her late mother and father. There will be no visitation prior to the Funeral Mass. Miss Travers, a lifelong Clifton resident and concert violinist, made her first public appearance at Music Mountain, Conn., at the age of six. She debuted professionally over CBS Radio on "The Ford Sunday Evening Hour" at the age of nine. A few years later, she appeared in Paramount Picture's "There's Magic in Music" starring Allan Jones. After World War II and during the occupation of West Germany, Miss Travers was part of the Cultural Exchange Program and toured West Germany under the direction of the United States Military Government. Throughout her career she was a soloist with major symphony orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and in Europe with the Berlin Philharmonic. She had many tours of the United States and Canada and also performed in London and Japan. In recent years, Miss Travers managed real estate investment property in the Allwood section of Clifton. She was a parishioner of St. Paul Church, Clifton, and a member of Local 204-373 of the American Federation of Musicians. Miss Travers was predeceased by her parents, Samuel A. Travers and Veronica Quinlan Travers, also of Clifton.
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