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Official Obituary of: Patricia Donley, 82, on 03/06/2021

Patricia Donley, 82, on 03/06/2021

LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL – Patricia Donley, 82, of Lakewood Ranch died peacefully on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at home surrounded by her family after a lengthy illness.  She was the wife of John J. Donley for over 50 years.

Born March 13, 1938 in Fall River, MA, she was a daughter of the late Frederick D. and Margaret Mary (McNulty) DeMarco.

She was the loving mother to Colleen Reed and husband David Reed of Florida and Michael Donley of Massachusetts.

Patricia lived many years in North Attleboro, MA and later Osterville, MA before moving to Florida in her later years.  She was a 1958 graduate of North Attleboro High School.

Throughout her married life she enjoyed boating and traveling the world. 

In addition to her husband and two children, she is survived by her siblings Fred DeMarco and wife Pat of Attleboro, Margaret Khorey and husband John of Seekonk, MA, George DeMarco and wife Marybeth of Englewood, FL, Elizabeth Velletri and her late husband Andy of North Attleboro.  She was sister of the late Francis DeMarco.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, March 12 from 6-8 p.m. at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Patricia’s birthday, Saturday March 13 at 11 a.m. at St. Martha’s Parish, 227 South Street (Route 1A), Plainville.  Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Attleboro Falls.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Patricia’s name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, One St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.

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  • My sincere condolences to Jack and his family.
    I would have liked to  have known Pat.

    MAY SHE REST IN GODS HANDS

  • Mike – My condolences to you and your family, I only knew your Mom when we were in high school.  She was always very nice to me and always worried about you. Your mom is in my prayers.

  • To the Donley family sincerest sympathies on the death of Pat. May she rest in peace.

  • Our sympathy to Jack and family. Pat was a classmate of mine (Carolyn) and a fellow worker at the bank many years ago. Many happy memories of a special lady.

  • Mrs Donley was so nice to me when she lived on High St. I was the paper boy back then. She always gave me a nice tip on collection day. Later on , most of us Woodburys worked for Donley Manufacturing.  They were very good people. Sad to learn that Pat is gone.
    With sympathy , Jon Woodbury

  • Pat was always a special friend, though from afar. Our prayers and sincere sympathy are with her family.

  • Pat always remained a special friend, though from afar. Sending prayers and sincere sympathy to her family.

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  1. Pat always remained a special friend, though from afar. Sending prayers and sincere sympathy to her family.

  2. Pat was always a special friend, though from afar. Our prayers and sincere sympathy are with her family.

  3. Mrs Donley was so nice to me when she lived on High St. I was the paper boy back then. She always gave me a nice tip on collection day. Later on , most of us Woodburys worked for Donley Manufacturing.  They were very good people. Sad to learn that Pat is gone.
    With sympathy , Jon Woodbury

  4. Our sympathy to Jack and family. Pat was a classmate of mine (Carolyn) and a fellow worker at the bank many years ago. Many happy memories of a special lady.

  5. To the Donley family sincerest sympathies on the death of Pat. May she rest in peace.

  6. Mike – My condolences to you and your family, I only knew your Mom when we were in high school.  She was always very nice to me and always worried about you. Your mom is in my prayers.

  7. My sincere condolences to Jack and his family.
    I would have liked to  have known Pat.

    MAY SHE REST IN GODS HANDS

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