Born in Dorchester, Mass., Sister Patricia spent most of her ministry serving in the Diocese of Brooklyn. She taught at Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge, 1956-63; Our Lady of Cenacle, Richmond Hill, 1963-68; and Resurrection-Ascension, Rego Park, 1968-73. She then served at the Conklin Residence in Bay Ridge until 2002.
Her funeral Mass was held at Our Lady of Angels on Nov. 7. A second funeral Mass was offered at Mount Saint Vincent Chapel, Wellesley, Mass., on Nov. 14. Burial was at St. Mary Cemetery in Needham, Mass.