Patricia May Bosworth age 85 of Galveston died Tuesday, May 4, 2010 surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral services will be held 10 AM Friday, May 7, 2010 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston with Deacon John Pistone officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson. A Rosary will be recited at 6:30 PM Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the funeral home and the family will receive visitors from 5 PM to 8 PM.
Patsy was born on April 17, 1925, in Dallas, Texas to Walter Charles Bosworth and Marguerite Haggerty Bosworth. She attended and graduated from UrsulineAcademy in Galveston. Patsy then received a diploma in nursing from St. Mary’s School of Nursing, a BS in nursing education from the University of Texas, Austin, a MA in counseling, along with receiving a PH.D. in psychology from the University of Houston. Patsy held many positions as head nurse in medical and surgical nursing and obstetrical nursing, along with many teaching experiences in nursing, and was educational coordinator and chairman of the curriculum of St. Mary’s School of Nursing, with furthering her career at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
Patsy was preceded in death by her parents Walter Charles Bosworth, Sr., and Marguerite Haggerty Bosworth; brothers Walter C. Bosworth, Jr., Rev. William Bosworth; and sisters, June Kathleen Morrow, and Margaret Mary Leatherberry. Survivors include her nieces, Patricia Morrow Schwartz, and Kathleen Morrow Barr, both of Katy, Texas, along with other nieces and nephew.
The family would like to express our sincerest appreciation to Annie Ratzman of Galveston who gave Patsy very loving and personal care for many years, along with many happy moments and comfort. Also, we would like to give special thanks to the wonderful staff at La Vita Bella of Dickinson, and Casa D’ Amore of League City, for treating Patsy like family, and for all of the wonderful care and comfort you gave her.