Patricia M. (Garrity) Petersen of Acton, ME passed away on Sept. 30 at the age of 53.
Beloved wife of 25 years of Michael S. Petersen and devoted mother of Emily Petersen. Loving daughter of Noella Garrity and the late Thomas Garrity of Quincy. Cherished sister of Kathy Sweeney and her husband Richard of Scituate, Jim Garrity of Quincy, & Maura Garrity and Kristian Collier of San Francisco. Loving Aunt to Ryan, Kerin & Rowen.
Born in Dorchester and raised in Quincy. She was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1981. She worked as a dog groomer at Brian’s kennel for 17 years.
Patty always enjoyed spending time with family for holidays and celebrations. She enjoyed vacations to Cape Cod, New Hampshire, Maine, Florida & Ireland.
Patty moved to her beautiful farmhouse in Maine in 2003. Where she enjoyed all her life passions, taking care of her horses and animals, gardening, cooking & starting a vineyard. Together with her husband Mike they realized their dream of opening their own restaurant, Emily’s Woodfired Pizza in Springvale, ME. Patty will be remembered and sorely missed by her aunts, cousins, and special friends. She was a caring, giving and loving person who lived life to the fullest.
Funeral service was held on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home located in Springvale, Maine.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider sending a contribution to Grahamtastic Connection, 21 Bradeen Street, Suite 107, Springvale, ME 04083 or online at http://www.grahamtastic.org.
To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit www.blackfuneralhomes.com.