Susan (Tidey) Patton, 78, a longtime resident of Hudson, MA, died on Friday, December 9, 2022 with her loving family by her side at the Branches of Marlborough.
Susan is survived by her beloved high school sweetheart and husband of 55 years, Kenneth V. Patton Sr. of Hudson, MA. She also leaves her two children, Kenneth V. Patton Jr. and his wife Melissa of Worcester, MA, Lisa Schliker and her husband Chuck of Hudson, MA; her 3 grandchildren, Anthony C. Patton, Anthony M. Patton and Alexander Patton along with her two sisters, Nancy Williams, Barbara Anderson and other relatives and friends.
Susan was born in Pittsburgh, PA, daughter of the late Harold C. and Mary C. (Fullerton) Tidey. She was raised in Stoneham, MA attending local schools and was a 1962 graduate of Stoneham H.S. She later attended Lesley University in Cambridge, MA receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She was a special education teacher within the Quincy Public School System and later began a career as a bookkeeper assisting her husband Kenneth with the daily operations of his business, Lakeside Exxon in Marlborough, MA for 25 years. She was also a bookkeeper with Shaw’s Super Markets until her retirement.
Susan enjoyed the simple things in life, a cruise vacation to Bermuda or a day trip to local beaches so she could take in the wonderful scenery of the Ocean. She cherished caring for her Siamese cats and was very proud of her large selection of Siamese cat collectibles. Susan loved reading in her spare time and enjoyed spending time with her family. She especially cherished spending time with her grandchildren. The legacy of love she leaves behind will always be remembered by those who loved and knew her.
Services for Susan will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home, 50 Central Street, Hudson, MA is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests those who wish to express sympathy to consider making a donation to their favorite charity in Susan Patton’s name.