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Patricia R. Dondero

January 31, 1932 ~ August 6, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old


Patricia R. Dondero, 91

West Brookfield - Patricia R. Dondero, 91, of West Brookfield, died on Sunday, August 6, 2023 at her home following recent medical issues.

She leaves her daughters, Peggy Walker and her husband Jeffrey of West Brookfield, Donna Courtney of West Brookfield, and Doreen Cresswell-Martinez and her husband Carlos of Spring Hill, Florida; her grandchildren, Melissa Leger and her husband Norman, Kimberly J. Walker and her wife Angelina, Diane Maska and her husband John, Felicia Cresswell, and Daniel Courtney, Jr.; eight great-grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her sister, Judith Novak and her daughter, Pamela Ann Fisher.  She was born in Ipswich, daughter of the late Francis W. and Ethel Maude (Rogers) Dondero.

Patricia attended schools in Gloucester and Girl’s Trade in Worcester. She worked many years in the Home Health Care Industry of Worcester VNA, and Spencer Visiting Nurses, prior to her retirement at 80 years old.  She found comfort in taking care of others where she assisted many families in the area with private home care services. 

She was a previous member of the Emblem Club of the Elks in Worcester.

A Graveside Service for Patricia will be held on Friday, August 11, 2023 at 11AM in Evergreen Cemetery, Drake St., in East Brookfield.

Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., in West Brookfield is assisting her family with arrangements. 

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Graveside Service
August 11, 2023

11:00 AM
Evergreen Cemetery - East Brookfield
Drake Street
East Brookfield, MA 01515


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