Patrick J. Paddy Nee of Milton, formerly of County Galway, Ireland, passed away Nov. 8, 2013, at age 75. Son of Anne Nee and the late Martin Nee of Rosmuc, he was the beloved husband of Margaret (McDonough) Nee of 49 years; loving father of Patrick and wife Patricia Nee of Hanover, Paul and wife SungHee Nee of Hopkinton, Margaret and husband Michael Pellegri of Milton, Eileen and husband Walter Heller of Milton. He was Dado to grandchildren, Micaela, Christina, Alyssa, and Connor Nee of Hanover, Ashley Nee of Hopkinton, Maggie, Madison, and Mason Pellegri of Milton, and Emma and Wallace Heller of Milton. Also survived by brothers, Coleman, Michael, John and Joseph; and sisters Mary, Anne, Bridget, Kathleen, Barbara, Nuala and Angela; as well as numerous nephews, nieces and friends. Born in Rosmuc, Ireland, Patrick immigrated to Boston as a young man. He served in the U.S. Army during the Kennedy administration. He moved with his growing family to Milton and was a longtime parishioner and usher of St. Elizabeths Church. He worked for the MBTA and ran a successful real estate business. Paddys greatest joys were hearing about his familys activities and new endeavors. He was always lending his advice, humor and generosity to family and friends. A gifted accordion player, a visit with Paddy always included Irish music, an Irish blessing, and a drink or two. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth's Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton, Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours will be held in the Dolan-Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., Milton Village, Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Milton Cemetery. If desired, contributions in Paddys memory may be sent to Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund, c/o Team Maggie, 60 Walnut Street, Wellesley, MA 02481. For directions and online guest book, please visit www.dolanfuneral.com.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger from Nov. 9 to Nov. 11, 2013