Patricia Ruth Penfield Bargerstock

PANAMA – Patricia Ruth Penfield Bargerstock, 72, of Swede Hill Road, Panama, N.Y., passed away Saturday (March 16, 2013) at St. Vincent Health Care Center in Erie, Pa.

She was born March 23, 1940, in East Randolph, N.Y., the daughter of the late Leonard and Beatrice Smith Penfield.

Patricia was a 1959 graduate of Randolph Central School and retired from the Charm Beauty Salon at the Hotel Jamestown, where she had worked for 50 years.

She was a confirmed communicant of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Randolph and was a member of the Falconer American Legion Auxiliary Unit 638 and Jamestown Veteran of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Unit 53. She also enjoyed gardening at home in Panama.

She is survived by a brother, Walter “Skip” Penfield of Randolph; two sisters: Shirley Frentz and Dorothy Frentz of Cattaraugus; a step son, Thomas Bargerstock of Panama; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded by her husband William Bargerstock.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday (March 19, 2013) in the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph, where the family will be received one hour prior. The Rev. Joseph Janaczak will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Randolph. To leave a condolence, log onto In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society of WNY, 100 Summer St., Buffalo, NY 14222.