Patricia (Murphy) Less, 71, entered into rest Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011.
She was born March 17, 1939, in Tonawanda. Less received a master's degree in education from LeMoyne College and was a member of Grand Island Ladies Club, River Oaks and Beaver Island Golf clubs.
Patricia is survived by her husband, Donald J. Less; by her children: Debra (Kenneth) Brodie and Joseph (Sandra) Less; and by five grandchildren. She is the sister of Mary Ellen (late Richard) Kinzly, Eugene (Marge) Murphy and the late Linda (survived by husband William) Bruns; and the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Dryer) Murphy.
Visitation was held Sunday, Jan. 23, at the Kaiser Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday at St. Stephen R.C. Church.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo.
"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face. May the rains fall soft upon your fields and, until we meet again, may the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand."