McElman, Patricia Anne (Curtin)|
87, of Chelmsford, formerly of Westford and Lexington, MA surrounded by her loving family entered into rest Friday evening, September 20, 2013 at her home after a long illness. She was married to Mr. Donald E. McElman with whom she celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on April 20, 2013. They shared the same birthday. Patricia was the daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret Curtin.Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Donald Jr., and his wife, Leslie McElman of Milford, MA, three daughters, Sandra Hatfield of Tucson, AZ, Catherine and her husband, Ed Sousa, of Brooks, ME, and Nancy McElman of Chelmsford, MA, a brother, Arthur and his wife, Ellen Curtin of Billerica, MA and her son-in-law, Stephen Hatfield of Chelmsford. She was also survived by seven grandchildren (Brian, Terry, Andrew, Adam, Alicia, Andrea and Sarah), as well as several nieces, nephews and close friends. She was the mother of the late Stephen McElman of The Villages in Florida, who died September 29, 2012, and was the sister of the late Mary Peters of Northwood, NH and the late Edward Curtin of Houston, TX. You are welcome to attend a Graveside Service on Thursday at 11AM at the Pine Grove Cemetery, Forge Village Rd, Westford, MA. Memorials may be made in her name to the Moffitt Cancer Center of Tampa Florida.
Arrangements by Dolan Funeral Home
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Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 25, 2013