Retired Insurance Underwriter
Patricia J. Cadigan, 77, of Boston, formerly of Winthrop, passed away unexpectedly, on March 24.
Born in Winthrop, the beloved daughter of the late John F. and Anna M. (Sullivan) Cadigan, she was a graduate of St. Lazarus Elementary School and Sacred Heart High School, both in East Boston, received her Bachelor’s Degree from Boston State College and attended Simmons University in Boston. Prior to her retirement, Patricia was employed by the John Hancock Life Insurance Company as an underwriter for 35 years.
Patricia loved the arts and music, was an avid reader, loved to travel, was fond of nature and enjoyed snowshoeing.
She was the loving sister of Helen Cadigan of Boston, Mary Hodgkins and her late Husband, Ralph of Winthrop, the late Atty. John F. Cadigan Jr. and his surviving wife, Joan of Florida, the late Anna “Ann” Marie Cadigan and the late Eleanor Swartz. Patricia was the cherished and dedicated aunt of Judy Doyle and her husband, Tim, Lisa Ferrecchia and her husband, Scott, Susan DeBoth, Karen Hodgkins, Rona Swartz and Jo-El Swartz and the late Pamela Davis. Patricia is also survived 11 great nieces and nephews and five great-great nieces and nephews.
A private viewing was held in the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Monday, April 5. Patricia’s funeral was held on Tuesday, April 6, at Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville followed by interment was in Mosswood Cemetery in Cotuit. Donations in her memory can be made to a charity of your choice.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Diane Bower from the Ministry of Hope-Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville and also to Patricia’s PCP and the doctors and nurses at the Cardiac Step-Down Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
To sign Patricia’s guestbook, please visit: www.mauricekirbyfh.com.