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Patricia M. (Kelly) McNulty

d. June 30, 2022

McNULTY, M. Patricia (Kelly), formerly of Needham, MA, Norfolk, MA and Dedham, MA passed away peacefully on, Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Pat was the oldest of six children of the late Charles and Margaret Kelly, and was born and raised in Brighton, MA. She was a graduate of Mount Saint Joseph High School and Regis College, Class of 1958. Pat is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, G. Paul McNulty; beloved mother of son Kevin and his wife Debbie McNulty of Westwood, MA., and their children Michael and his fiancé Marissa, Ryan, Erin and Kate; daughter Suzanne and her husband Phil Sample of Wakefield, MA., and their children Kaitlyn and Cory; daughter Lisa and her husband Matt Robbins of Wakefield, their children Connor, Sean and his wife Alexa and Meghan; daughter Lora and her husband Mark Finnerty of Manchester by the Sea, MA and their daughter Kelly.

Pat is also survived by two brothers, Dr. Paul Kelly and his wife Jean of Winchester, MA, and Joseph Kelly and his wife Judith of Falmouth, MA. Predeceased by her sister Claire and her brothers Charlie and Mike. Pat is survived by her sisters in law Marie Kelley-Howard and Linda Callahan. Predeceased by her sister-in-law Laureen Harrelson. Pat leaves behind many nieces and nephews.
Pat enjoyed gardening, spending time in Wareham at White Island Shores and in Centerville, going to the Needham Senior Center and staying in touch with friends and family members. Pat and Paul always enjoyed social events and if there was a dance floor – you would find them on it! Pat was also a member of Voice of The Faithful.
Pat's family would like to extend their appreciation to the aides, staff, residents and volunteers of Benchmark, Norwood and Hospice for the care and compassion shown to her and her family for the past 33 months.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., Westwood on Wednesday July 6th from 5-7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Timothy's Church, 650 Nichols St., Norwood on Thursday morning July 7th at 10:30am. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Pat's memory may be made to Saint Joseph's Preparatory High School, Advancement Office 617 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02134 or on line at

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