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Patricia Marie (Collum) Vorce

May 7, 1945 — December 25, 2022


Patricia Marie (Collum) Vorce, 77, of Hudson, MA, went with the angels on Christmas morning of 2022, surrounded by her loving family.

Patricia was born in Somerville, MA, on May 7, 1945, one of 2 children and the only daughter of the late David J. Collum and Irene F. (Smith) Kelley. She was raised in Somerville and Natick and graduated from Marian High School in Framingham. She has been a Hudson resident since 1963. Patricia worked as a nurse at Waltham Weston Hospital for many years before eventually retiring. She was a long time parishioner of Saint Michael Parish in Hudson.

Patricia was a fierce and loyal fan of the Boston Red Sox. She also enjoyed traveling as well as retail therapy at her favorite stores. Patricia also loved to cook, especially to feed her family. Patricia’s children and grandchildren were her pride and joy and her whole world. She cherished every moment she could spend with each of them.

Patricia is survived by her 3 children, Edward F. Vorce, Jr. and his spouse Leanne of Hudson, Teresa A. Vorce and her partner Jay J. Harding of Hubbardston and Stacey M. Gianfriddo of Shrewsbury; her beloved companion of 23 years, Lawrence Kus of Ludlow; 9 grandchildren, Ian N. Vorce, Gabrielle A. Alberts, William H. Alberts, Hannah L. Gianfriddo, Jace E. Vorce, Zachary J. Vorce, Melody P. Gianfriddo, Adam G. Vorce and Gerri F. Cullinane and 2 great grandchildren, Blake E. Cyr and Brynleigh I. Tirrell.

Relatives and friends are invited to a period of visitation from 5-8pm, on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson, MA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9am on Friday, December 30, 2022 at St. Michael Parish, 21 Manning St. Hudson, MA; followed by Committal in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association or American Stroke Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692;


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Service Schedule

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home.

50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, December 30, 2022

Starts at 9:00 am (Eastern time)

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