Patricia A. Donnelly passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 27, 2021. Pat was born on March 3, 1946 to Gerard and Mary Donnelly of North Attleboro, MA.
Pat attended St. Mary's Elementary School and graduated from North Attleboro High School in 1963. Following high school, she attended Rhode Island School of Design for art illustration. Pat was employed as an executive assistant for various Boston companies. She was a lover of art, books and music. As a lifelong learner, she loved to study history, specifically focusing on Native Americans and the Civil War. Pat also enjoyed travelling, cooking and spending time with her pets. She was a major supporter of the ASPCA and several Wildlife Foundations throughout her life.
Pat is survived by her three sisters, Mary Ellen Shea and her husband Michael of Needham, Kathleen Graveline of Sandwich, and Susan Traversi and her husband Mark of Attleboro. She was the wonderful aunt to Meredith, Allison, Missy, Patrick and John.
Pat's family is thankful for the care given to her by the staff of Cape Cod Hospital, Cape Heritage, Liberty Commons, and South Dennis Rehabilitation.
Funeral services will be private.
Donations in Pat's memory can be made to the ASPCA, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090
Published by Sun Chronicle on Sep. 14, 2021.