Patricia A. Bennett, 82

Patricia A. Bennett, 82

SALEM — Mrs. Patricia A. (Donohoe) Bennett, 82 years of Salem, died unexpectedly in Salem Hospital on March 7, 2019. She was the daughter of the late John P. and Esther (Sullivan) Donohoe. She was born in Lowell and raised in Lynn. She was a 1953 graduate of Lynn Classical High School. She lived in Lynnfield most of her life. She also lived in Swampscott and most recently in Salem.

She was a receptionist at the Marblehead Counseling Center for more than 10 years. She also worked for as an executive secretary for Ernst & Young of Boston for 14 years.

Her love was her children and her grandchildren. She was a proud member of the “Old Broads Club.” She was a member of the Lynn Classical High School Reunion Committee, Class of 1953, for the past 65 years. She loved playing “Words With Friends”, was an avid textor and Emoji Queen. She also enjoyed HGTV and the Food Network.

She is survived by her son and daughters, Kathleen Bennett-Hutchinson of Manchester, N.H., Ronald T. Bennett and his wife Joanne of Danvers, Susan M. Bennett of Salem, Kimberly A, Bennett-Whitman and her husband Steven of Mansfield, her grandchildren, Victoria Hutchinson Bourque and her husband Eric, Taylor B. Hutchinson, Tina Nelson and her fiancé Allen Bolduc, Brian Bennett, Christine Bennett and her partner Eddie Cate, Jacquelyn Whitman and her fiancé Christopher Joyce, Erin Whitman, Keighan Whitman, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She is the sister of the late John “Jack” Donohoe.

Service information: Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 9 a.m. from the SOLIMINE Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Rte. 129) Lynn followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, Swampscott at 10 a.m. Burial in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 Directions and guestbook at

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