In Memoriam : Patricia MacLeod

Patricia MacLeod Patricia A. MacLeod - age: 84
(March 27, 1929 to January 19, 2014 )
Resident of Saco, Maine

Visitation Information:
A memorial service to celebrate Patricia’s life will be held on Friday, Jan.24, at 11 AM at the First Parish Congregational Church, 12 Beach St., Saco. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. The Rev. Dr. Doug Nielsen will officiate.

Obituary:
SACO- Patricia A. MacLeod, age 84, died on Sunday Jan. 19, 2014 at Seal Rock Health Care in Saco after a long illness.
She was born on March 27, 1929 in Harrison, Maine, the third of seven children to the late Arnold and Margaret (Skillings) Merrill. After graduating from Bridgton Academy- Class of 1947, she moved to Melrose, MA where she met her husband of 66 years- Harvey MacLeod.
Patricia enjoyed knitting and crocheting, puzzles, and supporting and attending all her children’s and grandchildren’s activities. She will always be remembered for her exuberance and joy at their sporting events. Patricia was very athletic in her younger years and was an excellent swimmer. This talent enabled her to save a young boy in MA who was about to drown in a pond. Later she was recognized for her heroism for this act.
She was a member of First Parish Congregational Church, UCC in Saco and was involved in the Woman’s Group.
She is predeceased by her sisters- Blanche and Jackie.
Patricia is survived by her beloved husband Harvey MacLeod; five daughters- Nancy P. Burnell of Saco, Kathryn Bernier and her husband Joe of Dayton, Norma Chenard and her husband William of Saco, Jacquelyn Boucher and her husband John of Biddeford and Tracy Spangler and her husband Mark of Lewisburg, WV; three sons- James MacLeod and his wife Susan of Saco, Dan MacLeod and his wife Lisa of New Gloucester, Kenneth MacLeod of OOB; three sisters- Arlene, Ava, and Winnefred; brother- James Merrill; seventeen grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
A memorial service to celebrate Patricia’s life will be held on Friday, Jan.24, at 11 AM at the First Parish Congregational Church, 12 Beach St., Saco. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. The Rev. Dr. Doug Nielsen will officiate.
Arrangements are with Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home – Saco. www.dcpate.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to SolAmor Hospice, 23 Spring Street, Suite C, Scarborough, ME 04074








Toni Schoenhoft - January 21, 2014Contact this person Contact this person
Our family grew up hearing some pretty exciting stories about the lives of the Merrill women! Jackie would talk about snow skiing to school, working at her Dad's store and swimming with her sisters. Jackie stayed true to her Maine roots and hung on to her Maine accent! Many Blessings to you.



    
 





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