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“Auntie Tisha, you have taken your final ride and now you are with so many of our family who have gone before us. I know everyone way waiting with...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Maryellen Janney - Palmetto, FL

“I can't seem to believe that you are truly gone. I will miss you and our many moments of laughter. I know your there. May God bless you and your...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Leandres - Hudson, MA

“Patricia, I can't believe you have left us.You were such a lovely, caring and compassionate lady. Always the life of the party.My deepest sympathy...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Marie Guidetti - Carver, MA

“Today I found out that you passed away. I am so sad. You were such a vibrant spirit! Your spunk and practical jokes made me think that any minute you...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Anne Gaffy - Hudson, MA - Friend

“Auntie Patricia in honor of you we ate tune fish which you know I'm allergic to but I am happy to suffer tonight for you. God knows how many times...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Maryellen Janney - Palmetto, FL

“Dear Pat, I will miss you and your crazy antics.Who will greet me coming and going out the back door of building BI know Jack's death devistated you...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Janice Byrne - Hudson, MA

“Kelly and all the McDonald and Sears family. Uncle Bob and I are so terribly sorry for your loss. Love,Aunt Sandy & Uncle Bob ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Sandy Hatch - Family

“I can't believe you are gone. You were so encouraging when I had my accident and you cheered me on the road to recovery. The Blessed Mother was a...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Maureen Bondi - Waltham, MA

“I just wanted to say thank you for all the times you welcomed the crazy Canadian relatives into your home at a moments notice. Also, for keeping me...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Yolande Sears - Family

“I love you and miss you Auntie Patricia. I will miss the laughs we had over the phone. I will always picture you in your butterfly glasses with the...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Maryellen Janney - Palmetto, FL

“I was saddened when I heard of Pat's passing. She would always stop in my office at Town Hall just to say hello and make us laugh! She was one of a...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Kate Wood - Hudson, MA

“I can't believe you are gone. You were so encouraging when I had my accident and you cheered me on the road to recovery. The Blessed Mother was a...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Maureen Bondi - Shrewsbury, MA

“We will al miss this wonderful, fun loving woman, who was a special person to all who , knew her. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Deirdre Claudio - Attleboro, MA

“deepest sympathies ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: ginette sears - canada - Family

“I love you! ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Cherye Kline - Marlborough, MA

“Auntie Patricia,Keith and I have enjoyed the past few years that we got to spend with you,since you moved to Hudson. The swimming ♀ classes,...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Cheryle Kline - Marlboro, MA

Hudson – Patricia E. (Flanagan) Sears, of Hudson, died at home on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. She was 78.

Patricia was born in Newton on January 5, 1940, a daughter of the late John J., Sr. and Marie E. (Liggett) Flanagan. She was a graduate of Newton High School and had lived in Waltham before moving to Hudson twelve years ago where she was an active participant in senior center activities.

Until her retirement she worked in the finance office of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and before that worked for many years as a data analyst for Computer Associates in Waltham.

She is survived by her children, Lisa Sears of Wesley Chapel, Florida, Paul Sears (Silvana) of Sharon, Kelley McDonald (Jeffrey) of Waltham and Marie Giunta (Christopher) of Sudbury; her siblings, Walter Flanagan of Jupiter, Florida, Marilyn Flanagan of Newton and Barbara Coffey of Attleboro; grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Patricia was also the mother of the late Jack Sears, Jr. and sister of the late Eleanor Jensen, John J. Flanagan, Jr., Paul Flanagan, Claire Peterson and Ralph Flanagan.

Family and friends will honor and remember Patricia's life by gathering for calling hours on Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham before leaving in procession to Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Church, 270 Elliot Street, Newton where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to Saint Anthony's Shrine, 100 Arch Street, Boston, MA 02110.

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