Patricia Anton Bio
Patricia Anton was 63 years old woman from Traverse City, who killed in an apparent robbery inside of her home, in the district of Cabarete, in Puerto Plata. She was born in 1956, Michigan. She was originally from Michigan but had been living in the Dominican Republic for 15 years.
Earlier Life and Work
Anton was initially from Traverse but had set up her base in the Dominican, working at Mariposas Montessori, a nearby private school.
She went by Patty Anton on Facebook and often shared statuses about her love for the Dominican, her children, and instances of political activism for the United States.
According to her LinkedIn, She had worked at Mariposas Montessori for just under six years. She started as a teacher, and then was promoted to being the Curriculum Program Director in 2019.
Before her time at Mariposas Montessori, Anton taught in Guatemala in 2006. She graduated from Central Michigan University as an undergraduate.
Patricia Anton Husband and Children
She was married. Anton was very politically active. Even though she wasn’t living in the U.S. at the time of her death, her Facebook is filled with posts related to political protest and activism for America.
She posted several photos of people holding up signs that said things like Trump is a clear and present danger, and Whatever political party those students in Florida just started.
Anton often shared photos and statuses about how much she loved her children. In 2017, she posted a picture of her son and wrote, Just put this sweetheart on a plane-managed not to cry until I was out of the parking lot. I’ve got the best kids, ever!
Patricia Anton Killed
Patricia Anton was killed in an apparent robbery inside of her home, in the district of Cabarete, in Puerto Plata. Authorities found Anton’s body on Tuesday morning, local time. She was bound and gagged inside of her home, with many of her valuables missing. They believe she might have known her killers. An investigation is pending.
#EnfoqueFinal: En Cabarete, Puerto Plata, la Policía investiga la muerte de una mujer identificada como Patricia Ann Anton, de 63 años, de nacionalidad estadounidense, cuyo cuerpo fue encontrado con los pies y las manos atadas en un aparta hotel. pic.twitter.com/6v4mwrx4JA
— CDN 37 (@CDN37) November 13, 2019