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Patricia A. (Ahearn) Donnelly

November 15, 1937 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 83)

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LEOMINSTER ---Patricia A Donnelly, 83, of Leominster, MA, died January 3, 2021.  She was the beloved wife of Richard W. Donnelly.

Patricia was born in Natick, MA, the daughter of the late Patrick Vincent Ahearn and the late Hannah (Beaton) Ahearn.  She graduated from Milford High School in 1955; Fitchburg State College and Burbank Hospital School of Nursing in 1959.

Patricia devoted her life to caring for others, both in her professional endeavors as a nurse, and in her most cherished role as wife, mother, and grandmother. Her warm and caring nature was evident for all who knew her and will be sorely missed by all those who were fortunate enough to love her.

Along with her beloved husband of 60 years, she is survived by her 3 children:  John Donnelly and his wife Debra of Wilmington, DE.  Beth Dagle and her husband Patrick of Leominster, MA and Kevin Donnelly and his wife Dr. Suzanne Gibbons of Sacramento, CA; also 6 grandchildren:  Andrew Donnelly, Caitlin Dagle, Christopher Dagle, West Donnelly, Chelsea Donnelly and Brain Donnelly.

She was predeceased by her son Michael Donnelly, grandson Terrence Donnelly, and her brother Donald Ahearn.

The family would like to thank Dr. Sheila Donnelly, Dr. Kimberly Ebb and the staff at Leominster Hospital for their professional and compassionate care.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, there will be a private service, in lieu of flowers donations should be made payable to Dr. Sheila Donnelly, Oncology Dept, Heywood Hospital, 242 Green Street, Gardner, MA 01440. 

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