Mrs. Patricia M. (DeMontier) Acheson, age 78, of Peabody, died Monday night in a local nursing home following a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Ernest F. Acheson.
Born in Lynn, Patricia was the daughter of the late Theodore and Anna (McCarthy) DeMontier. She was raised in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn English High School Class of 1947. She lived in Lynn for most of her life before moving to Atkinson, NH in 1992 and settling in Peabody in 2001.
Prior to her retirement in 1992, she worked for over 20 years at Service America at the GE.
She was a communicant of Saint Pius V Parish and was a former Boy Scout and Girl Scout Leader. She enjoyed crafts, in particular, crocheting and ceramics, bowling and traveling to Florida.
Special thanks to Beacon Hospice and the staff at Renaissance Gardens, at Brooksby Village, Peabody.
She leaves her children, Ernest F. Acheson, Jr. of Haverhill, Barry M. Acheson and his wife Jeannine of Danvers, John D. Acheson and his wife Pamela of West Peabody, Donna M. LeBlanc and her husband Leo of Newton, NH and Susan C. Godin and her husband Paul of Sandown, NH. She was the sister of James E. DeMontier of Lynn, Francis "Brud" DeMontier of Georgetown, Thomas A. DeMontier of Saugus, Richard J. DeMontier of Rochester, NH and Helen DeMontier-Curran of Rockport. She was the loving Grandmother of Rick, Robyn, Leanne, Renee, Jonathan, Kerianne, Jordan, Julia and Randy and was the Great Grandmother of Ryan and Derek.
Patricia's Funeral will be held from the CUFFE-MCGINN FUNERAL HOME, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Friday at 9:30AM followed by a Funeral Mass in Saint Pius V Church at 12:00PM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Saint Mary's Cemetery. Visitation prior to Mass beginning at 9:30AM. Donations in her memory may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal St. Watertown, MA 02472 or the charity of one's choice.