Obituary: Patricia O. Ruddy

Patricia O. Ruddy
Patricia O. (O’Connor) Ruddy, a longtime resident of Hingham and Hull, died Aug. 22.
She was the cherished mother of  Kathleen LeBlanc and her husband, Paul, of Hingham; Charles Ruddy, of Scituate; Patricia Ruddy, of Vermont; Lauralee  Tedeschi and her husband, Mark, of Hingham; Jennifer Verrochi, of Hull; and James Harrington, of Abington. 
She was the daughter of the late I. Jerome O’Connor and Dorothy (Fitzpatrick) O’Connor and the sister of  Pauline Smith, of New Hampshire, Edna  O’Connor, of California, Kevin Fitzpatrick, of Weymouth, and the late Margaret “Peggy” Petrofsky and Jerome O’Connor. Patricia is also survived by 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren along with loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. 
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visiting hours on Monday, 4-7 p.m., in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central Street), Hingham. A funeral Mass will be held in St. Ann’s Church, Hull, on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Burial will be private.  
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Patricia can be made to the JETT Foundation, 36 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth, MA 02360, or to Friends of Paragon Carousel, P.O. Box 100, 205 Nantasket Ave., Hull, MA 02045.
See or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.