Patricia J. (Angus) Valatkevicz, 75, of Mattapoisett, passed away peacefully on December 18, 2018, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. A native of Brockton, she was a 1961 graduate of Brockton High School. There she met her high school sweetheart and future husband William. Patricia was a home health aide for Anodyne for many years, she loved the work she did with the elderly and they loved her. She loved the beach, as it was her happy place, especially Harbor Beach in Mattapoisett and Manasota Key in Englewood, Florida. She also loved flower gardening. Patricia was the beloved wife of William V. Valatkevicz for 56 years; loving mother of Kim Roche of Hudson and Dena Heidt of Middleboro; grandmother of William Roche (and Mae) and Alexis Heidt; great-grandmother of Ellie and Maddie; sister of the late Helen Roberge and her late husband Robert; and an aunt of Richard, Susan, Amy, Leah, William, Kathy, Donna and Michael. Private family funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Southcoast VNA in MA & RI www.southcoast.org/visiting-nurse-association/donate. Visit www.waittfuneralhome.com or call 508-583-7272.