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Patricia "Trish" Drew Obituary


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“I tried to remember when I first met Pat and her beautiful sisters, but I can't remember a first meeting. I guess we met when we were babies as our...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Romona Cole McNulty - VA

“Patricia was a lovely person to talk to. My husband had a conversation with her when we returned from a trip to Ohio. She was a wonderful daughter to...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Janet Warren - Brooksville, FL

“Love you honey. Can't quit thinking about you! Thank you for letting me get to know your sister and mom. And of course, thank you for the beautiful...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: rich montour - Liberty, KY

“I'm so shocked & sadden by passing of a remarkable wonderful & inspiring individual. I will always be forever grateful for her wisdom, support,...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Lo korb - Spring hill, FL

“Patrisha, your kind words of encouragement will always be with me. God places people in your life for a reason and know I understand why. You will be...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Laura Wright - Brookville, FL

“My heart is very saddened, No Farewell words we're spoken, No time to say Good-Bye. You we're gone before we knew it, And only God knows why, ...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Roberta Oldread - Weeki Wachee, FL

“I recently found out through Ancestry.com that we were cousins (in April of this year). After 69 years, God made it possible for us to meet. My...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Linda C. Smith - Ormond Beach, FL

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8 of 23 | Posted by: Tom hill

“What a blessing to have Pat as a cousin. She was fun loving and her smile lit up a room. She dedicated her life to helping others, just a very...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Donna Whitman - Ripton, VT

“So loved, and you will be sorely missed Pat. Thinking of you, Eileen and Aunt Theresa, and all our family, who have lost a bright light in our lives. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Mari Goodridge Miller - VT

“I am shocked to hear the news via facebook! I am saddened that such a lovely and loving person has been taken away from her family and friends. My...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: jim gray - tampa, FL - friend

“Pat, You were such a dear Godchild, niece, friend and like a daughter to me in so many ways.. I will always remember all the great times we spent...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Ruth Drew Goodridge - Burlington, VT

“Dear Pat, You were the sister I never had; the gorgeous, show-stopper gal who I never dreamed would become a lifelong friend. You were my buddy...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Scott Hendrickson - Bolton, VT

“Gonna miss you,Riding is not gonna be the same,Thanks for being with me this last bike week,I'm Gonna Take care of SMOKIE for you you can count on...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Tom hill (cappy) - St.augustine, FL

“Trish and I reacquainted at our recent high school reunion. She was a vibrant, interesting and fun loving woman. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Stephanie Poulin Baird - Hartford, VT

“My deepest sympathies to Pat's family and friends. She was a wonderful lady and will be greatly missed. ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Marty Daly - Spring Hill, FL

“i will remember pat as the "smiling" neighbor. she is looking down at her family and friends now and smiling.. God Bless you pat. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: jean - brooksville, FL - neighbor

“I met Patricia many years ago she will be greatly missed. She was a very sweet woman. With my deepest sympathy. GOD BLESS! ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: donna dee - Middleville , MI

“Pat your words and advice are ones I won't ever forget and I know you will be looking out for me as another guardian angel for me. Life is so not...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Michelle O'Connor - Spring Hill, FL

“Pat was a wonderful person. Everytime we saw her,she would come over to us for hugs.She touched many people in her own quiet way.She was an awesome...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Gary and Jean Butler - FL

“I am so saddened and want to send my condolences to Trish's family. We were high school classmates and through Facebook had reconnected in recent...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Elke Ostler Hanna - Westmoreland, NH

“With deepest sympathy. I met Pat 13years ago she was the kindest and loving person to meet. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Barbara Liuzzi - Brooksville, FL

“My heart broke when I heard of her passing, she will be greatly missed. I owe her a debt of gratitude. ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Barbara Pawloski-Tarnopolski - FL


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Patricia "Trish" Drew, died suddenly and tragically in a motorcycle accident November 1, 2012, in Brooksville, Florida. She was born in Malden, MA in 1952 to Lewis and Theresa Drew and grew up in Vermont. She graduated from Harford High School in 1970 and went on to graduate from Johnson State College in Vermont with a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 1990, she moved to Florida and attended Nova, Southeastern Florida University where she earned her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling. Trish was a licensed mental health counselor in Brooksville, where she impacted the lives of many in her practice. She loved helping others get through their struggles in life with a positive outcome. She loved spending time with family, reading, traveling, and most of all riding her Harley with her many friends. Trish also enjoyed spending time at the ocean, lakes, and ponds appreciating the quiet and beauty surrounding her.

She was predeceased by her father, Lewis Drew in 1977, and her sister, Randy Drew in April, 2012.

She is survived by her mother, Theresa Drew of Brooksville, FL; sister, Eileen Burnor and her husband ,Gary of Derby, VT; aunts; uncles; 3 nieces; 2 great nieces; 1 great nephew; cousins; one special second cousin' her cat "Smokey" and many friends.

She will be missed beyond measure by so many.

A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, November 11th, 12:00 - 2:00 PM with a service at 2:00 PM at Turner Funeral Homes Spring Hill Chapel with Rev. Eileen Burnor officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to "Toys for Tots" by contacting the Marine Corps League in Brooksville, FL.