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Patricia M. (O'Brien) Conboy

Patricia M. (O'Brien) Conboy
  • August 16, 1947 - April 29, 2020
  • West Newton, Massachusetts

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“Kathy and Bob,I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.Marybeth ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Marybeth Tully Fagan - Ashland, MA

“My Mother in law- Ma- the Women to whom I am grateful for giving birth to son named Stephen whom I am privileged to be married and come into a loving...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Conboy - Deltona, FL

“Dear Kathy and Bob,I Am a dear long time friend of Kathy and Frankie from Honeywell days. What a beautiful tribute you have shown to your dear...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Ann Howe - Tewksbury

“Dear Kathy, Stephen, Brian, Kelli and Family. I send my deepest condolences!Being the only brother of two sisters, I would like to share my thoughts...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Bob OBrien - Venice, FL - Brother

“Dear Bob, Stephen, Brian, Kelli + Family,We were all so saddened and shocked by the unexpected loss of Patty, our sister, your wonderful + loving...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy Santaniello - Cape Coral, FL

“Dear Kathy and Bob,I am truly sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and Prayers.Carol ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Tully - Marlborough, MA

“Dear Kathy and Bob, I am so very sorry to hear of Patty's sudden passing. My heart goes out to you and the family. Please accept my heartfelt...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Doris Ricks Ricks - Coronado, CA

“To the family of Patricia my deepest Sympathy to all of you, to my sister-in-law Cathy it's very hard to loose a sister we have such special...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Annette Zaccardo - Naples, FL

“It is hard to understand why good people die young. It can be easy to blame God because he is all mighty and all knowing. God knows everyday of our...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Dottie Wuorio - Bolton, MA

“Condolences to the family. It was a shock to hear about my friend and coworker Pat, passing so suddenly. Pat was a very special woman and, after...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Beverly Lizarbe - Waltham, MA

“Dear Kathy, Bob, and her close family. I just wanted you to all know I am sincerely sorry for your loss and thinking of you all. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Mike Gallant - Rutland, MA

“Dear Kathy, Bob, Steve, Brian + Kelli, + Family,Losing my sister-inlaw suddenly is very shocking she will be missed by all of us and many more may...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Frank Santaniello - Cape Coral, FL

“too my dear friend who gave me ride home every day dear caring friend at work all the time. Rest in peace we at brandies will miss you a lot ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Maria Umina - Waltham, MA

“My dear Pat. So sorry to hear of her passing. Yet in the eyes of our Lord your one step ahead of the rest of us when it comes time for His return...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Gordon A. Ward Jr. - MA

“My condolences to the family, Pat was truly a great person. To work with and a friend at best. We spoke every day she made my day brighter when I was...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Gary Mendez - East Bridgewater, MA

“Most of childhood memories revolve are you Patty. The wonderful days in the Project, sitting on the Wall with friends. The trips we took in Judy's...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: joyce howes - INDIAN LAND, SC


Mrs. Patricia M. (O'Brien) Conboy, of West Newton, died unexpectedly at her home in Newton on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. She was 72.

Patricia was born August 16, 1947 in Waltham a daughter of the late Frank 'Buddy' and June (Nee) O'Brien. She was a graduate of Waltham High and resided in Waltham until she married Kenneth Conboy on April 15, 1972. Her childhood and adolescence were spent in the Prospect Hill Project in Waltham, a place she frequently reminisced of fondly.

More recently, she worked for Brandeis University for twenty years in multiple capacities at their various dining halls. She will be long remembered and for her kindness, generosity, and sense of humor by her family, friends, and co-workers.

She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth on January 27, 2014.

Patricia leaves her children, Stephen and wife, Karen of Deltona, FL, Brian, of Medford, and Kelli Conboy of Norwood; her grandchildren of whom she was quite proud, Nicholas, Sarah, Nathanael, and Ethan, all of Deltona, Florida; her siblings Kathleen Santaniello of Cape Coral, Florida, and brother Robert O'Brien of Venice, Florida; brothers-in-law Frank Santaniello of Cape Coral, Florida and Michael Conboy of Duluth, Minnesota; many nieces & nephews.

A private burial at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne will be held in which she will rejoin her late husband Kenneth. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, and in honor of Patricia Conboy, donations to The American Diabetes Association would be appreciated. P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.