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“I recall pleasant conversations with Pat when we worked at the Perkins School. His philosophy of life was right on! Later, I would see Pat walking...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Ellie Lyman - Waltham, MA

“Kevin & Family,Sorry to hear about your Dad. You had wonderful parents, couple of my Mom's favorites!Deepest Sympathies,David Fogg & Family ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: David Fogg - North Andover, MA

“To all Paddys Family, we wish to pass on our sincerest condolences on the passing of Paddy. A true gentleman, kind and loving. May be rest in peace....Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Betty Crowe - Ireland - Family

“Kevin and Family, sadness hits first when a corner stone of one's Family leaves us. Then our fondest,loving,trying,caring memories shared with all,...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: George Proctor - Clinton, MA

“Sorry, to hear about the passing of your father. Based on our conversations, I know how much you will miss him. It does not sound like you will...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Tom Kennedy - Fiskdale, MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May your dad's memory sustain you in the days ahead. All my best. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Kristie Laabs - Coworker

“Rich and Family, Loss is never easy. I pray you find comfort in your memories! My condolences to all. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Georgia Young - Sutton, MA

“To Rich and Family,Sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Please accept my deepest condolences and may Patrick rest in eternal peace. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Ken Miller - W. Brookfield, MA


Waltham – Mr. Patrick J. Connaughton, of Waltham, died at home on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. He was 94.

Patrick was born in Galway, Ireland on January 25, 1925, a son of the late Richard and Mary (Crowe) Connaughton. He immigrated to the United States in 1951, settling in Waltham where he became a lifelong resident. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the Royal Air Force until 1947.

He worked for more than twenty years for the Waltham Bag and Paper Company and for eighteen years at the Perkins School in Watertown.

The husband of the late Rita A. (Davock) Connaughton, he leaves his children, Maureen T. Coy of Waltham, Kevin M. Connaughton of Lowell, Richard P. Connaughton of Bolton and John J. Connaughton of Pembroke; his grandchildren, Sean, Sara, Ian, Kristen and Marqui and many nieces, nephews and their families.

Patrick was also the father of the late Kathy A. Connaughton and brother of the late Bernard Connaughton and Mary Connaughton.

Funeral services will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to Seasons Hospice, 1 Edgewater Drive, Suite 103, Norwood, MA 02062.