BRADFORD, MA - Patricia M. (O'Brien) Parent, 81, of Bradford, formerly of Salisbury, passed away at the Country Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Newburyport on March 8, 2018, surrounded by her devoted family. Born on April 30, 1936, to the late Arthur and Bernadette (Dufrense) O'Brien in Lowell, Mass., she graduated with the class of 1954 from Lowell High School. A devout lifelong Catholic, Patricia loved bingo and pokeno. She worked for many years as a server at the 4-D restaurant in Salisbury until her retirement and enjoyed spending her summers at Old Orchard Beach with her family. Patricia touched many lives in many different circles and will fondly be loved, cherished and missed by all.
Patricia was the beloved mother to her three children, her daughter Loretta Parent of Bradford, her son Paul Parent and his wife Deborah of Florida, and her son Mark Parent and his wife Sara of Haverhill. She was the beloved grandmother to her three grandchildren, Casey, Austin and Molly. Patricia is also survived by several nieces and nephews, and her loving friend Donald Coelho of Salisbury. She was preceded in death by her sister Eileen Doyle.
Visitation for Patricia will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street, Methuen, MA. Friends and family are cordially invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018, at St. Monica's Church, 212 Lawrence Street, Methuen. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Patricia's memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is proud to serve the Parent family.
Published on March 13, 2018