Patricia F. Despathy
Patricia F. (Sullivan) Despathy, 68, of Freedom, NH and formerly of Nashua, wife of James L. Despathy, passed away Sunday morning, August 11, 2019 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Despathy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on December 26, 1950, a daughter of the late Frank R. and Theresa M. (Watts) Sullivan. After her family moved to Nashua in the late 1950s, Patricia attended local schools and was a graduate of Mount Saint Mary High School, Class of 1968. She furthered her education at Rivier College and was a graduate of Nashua Memorial Hospital’s X-Ray Technician program.
Patricia was an x-ray technician at Nashua Memorial Hospital now Southern New Hampshire Medical Center for many years. She later was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society at Elliott Hospital in Manchester. Pat also co-owned with her husband Jim and daughter Kristin, Rheault Photography in Manchester.
A resident of Freedom for the past five years, Pat also loved time at her summer home at White Horrse Beach in Plymouth, MA. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Pat was an avid reader and loved to travel.
In addition to her parents, Patricia was predeceased by her daughter and son-in-law, Kristin and Craig Boudreau.
Members of her family include her husband, Jim, whom she married on June 9, 1972 and shared the past 47 years together; a son, Michael Despathy and his wife Alison of Danville, VT; three grandchildren, Miles, Nate and Molly Despathy; a brother and sister-in-law, Mark F. and Helen Sullivan of Beaufort, NC; a sister and brother-in-law, Kathleen F. and Dr. Richard Kaas of Nashua; also many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her family will receive relatives and friends at St. John XXIII Church (Infant Jesus Church) 121 Allds Street, Nashua, Friday morning, August 16th beginning at 9 o’clock followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 o’clock. Interment will take place at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Community Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054.
Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneralservice.com.