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“So very sorry for your loss. Patty was a sweet and special person. She will be missed. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Eileen (Hoffses) Coleman - ME

“i am so sad i know you are with the bestest yur luv you are already missed ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Cheryl Boemer - Swampscott, MA

“I was so saddened to learn of Patty's passing. Her kind and loving spirit will certainly be missed at Beth Eden. May the weeks and months ahead bring...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Heather DiPasquale - Framingham, MA

“How fortunate I was to have a great friend in Patty! She was such a special person who loved to laugh and never missed a good time. I have many...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Kathy Horrigan - MA - Friend

“So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I haven't seen her since we left the south side but it was always nice to run into her. She was always so...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Sharon Proia - Waltham, MA

“I can't imagine how much I'm going to miss you as time goes on. You have always been there for me. Some of my favorite memories and some of the...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Marie Spice - Waltham, MA

“ We shall miss Patty at Beth Eden. The family is in our prayers. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Ellie Lyman - Waltham, MA

“So sorry for your loss, your mom was a cousin of our family, I remember watching little league games with her at nipper, may she be at peace. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Sheila Clifford - Natick, MA

“Jenn, Jeff & Jimmy. My sister's and I will cherish a lifetime of memories with your Mom. Auntie Patty was deeply loved and will be sorely missed. ...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Janice Chiasson Sullivan - MA

“While growing up in Waltham I remember Patty being at our parents house on Ash St. almost every day. She was like another sister to my sisters. Her...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Judy (Malloy ) O'Brien - FL

“I will always fondly remember Patty and Jeff. I lived across the street as their three great children, Jeff, Jim and Jennifer, were born and grew up...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Evelyn Reilly - Waltham, MA

“To the MacDonald family-my heart breaks for you all. I had the wonderful chance of being one of her besties for 60 years--a lifetime of friendship-...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Marjorie Young - The Villages, FL

“Condolences to the McDonald family. We are so sorry for your loss and know Pattie is reunited with Jeff. Sincerely, Fred and Judy Durkin.zF ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Fred Durkin - Eastham, MA

“Your Mom was a very special lady, and will be truly missed!!Sending you lots of love and comfort, we are so very sorry for your loss.Love,Marcy and...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Marcy DiMasi - Waltham, MA

“To the MacDonald Family: Patty and I worked together at the W.H. Nichols Co. in Waltham (Marketing Dept.). We had a lot of laughs.She was a...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Joan Oberg - Waltham, MA - Friend

“I am sorry to hear this. Your mom was always so kind to me. My thoughts and prayers are with the family ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Dottie Golledge - MA

“To all the macDonald family, just a short note to express how sorry to hear of your Moms passing. I worked at the WHS with ur mom untill we both...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Bob & Mary ann McGovern - Waltham, MA

“So very sorry to see this sad news. Loved Pattie. Deepest condolences. Xo ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Steve Lydon - Waltham, MA

“Pauline: I am so sorry to read of your loss, and to see the list of other family losses. Although it's been years since our Jr. High and High...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Susan Russo - NASHUA, NH


Waltham – Mrs. Patricia G. (Hart) MacDonald, of Waltham, died on Thursday, September 26, 2019 surrounded by her children. She was 68.

Born on July 30, 1951 in Waltham she was a daughter of the late Bartholomew and Ariel (Morse) Hart. Raised in Waltham she was a graduate of Waltham High School with the class of 1969.

She married Jeffrey K. MacDonald (Waltham Fire Department) on October 27, 1973 and they were married twenty-four years until his death on March 22, 1998. Patricia worked for the City of Waltham in its business office for eighteen years as a bookkeeper before retiring in January, 2016.

Social by nature she loved time at their camp at Bow Lake in Strafford, New Hampshire and outings with friends to dinners and movies.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Donald Hart, Arlene Chiasson, Barbara Hart and Lawrence Hart.

She leaves her children, Jeffrey H. MacDonald, Waltham Fire Department (Lianne) of Framingham, Jennifer G. McClary (Robert) of Waltham and James K. MacDonald, Waltham Fire Department (Katelyn) of Framingham; her grandchildren Elise MacDonald and Jeffrey MacDonald II, Isla and Jameson McClary, Caroline and Natalie MacDonald; her siblings, Marilyn Doyle of Northboro, Virginia Simpson of Sandwich, Thomas Hart (Rosemarie) of Waltham, Pauline Larsen of Brockton and Norman Hart (Kimberly) of Bedford; her in-laws, Linette Hart of Maryland, Bernard Chiasson of Florida and MaryAnn Hart of Framingham and many nieces, nephews and their families.

Family and friends will honor and remember Patricia's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Monday, September 30th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Tuesday when her funeral service will be held at 12 noon. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorials in her name may be made to the American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Road, Suite 301, Framingham, MA 01701.

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