Patricia Lloyd (LeBlanc) Dykers Beland, 80, of Hudson, MA, formerly of Stow, MA, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, August 4, 2022, with her loving family by her side, after a period of declining health. She is reunited in heaven with her beloved husband Charles Beland.
Patricia was born in Waltham, MA, on December 11, 1941, one of three daughters of the late Lorenzo J. and Barbara (Perry) LeBlanc. She was raised in Waltham, MA, where she graduated from St. Mary’s High School. Patricia settled in Stow, MA, where she resided for 56 years until relocating to Hudson for the past year. She worked for many years and had many different jobs. She was a beloved bus driver in Stow, she started as a mail clerk for Digital Equipment Corporation and worked her way up to become a secretary for the company. Her final job was working part time for the Stow Acres Country Club before retiring. Patricia enjoyed taking trips to the casino to try her luck. She loved to spend winters at her condominium in Florida and she also was an avid collector of Snoopy memorabilia. Most of all she loved to spend time with her friends and family. She Cherished her children, grandchildren, stepchildren, step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren more than anything else in the world.
Patricia is survived by her three children, Joseph A. Dykers, Jr., and his wife Sharon of New Ipswich, NH, Patricia M. Murphy of Worcester, MA and Jeanine A. Browne and her husband Rob of Boynton Beach, FL; 2 sisters, Jeanne Aquilla and her husband Joe of Westport, MA and Paulann Finucane and her husband David of Maynard, MA; her grandchildren, Daniel Murphy and Erin Murphy; her beloved companion, Jerry Dillman; her brother and sister in-law Donald Beland (predeceased) and Norma Beland of St. Petersburg, FL, step children, Jeannine Caisse and her husband Scott of Holderness, NH, Tom and Laurel Beland of Carpenteria, CA, Larry and Leigh Ann Beland of North Hampton, NH, Donna Saba of Nashua, NH, Alan and Kim Beland of Folsom, CA, and deceased step son Avery Beland of Charlotte, NC; step grandchildren, Austin Cabral, Kristi Anne, Chad, Sarah, Adam, Katie, Ryan, Shannon, Brandon, Dylan, and Evan; step great-grandchildren Theodore, Madison, Connor, William, Lexi, Avery, Logan, Parker, Michael and Kaim; and nieces and nephews, Susan, Carla, Joseph (predeceased), Michael, and Cathy (predeceased),John, Paul, Debbie, and Suzie and step nieces, Paula, Angela, Carina and Donna. Pat’s kindness, generosity and fun loving spirit will be remembered by her family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to a period of visitation from 4-7pm on Thursday, August 11. 2022 at Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson, MA. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, August 12, 2022 in the funeral home followed by a celebration of her life at the Maynard Elks Lodges, 34 Powder Mill Rd, Maynard, MA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Research, directed to Gynecological Cancer, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168; https://danafarber.jimmyfund.org