Patricia O'Hern, 84, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Michael J. O'Hern to whom she was married 56 years.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late James and Margaret (Ferguson) McVay. Mrs. O'Hern was a school teacher for the Pawtucket School Department for 38 years before she retired. She volunteered for many civic organizations and was also a member of several organizations in Rehoboth including the Rehoboth School Committee, the Council on Aging and the Women's Activities Club. Mrs. O'Hern was also a member of the Republican Town Committee in Rehoboth and the Republican National Committee. She was also a former Cub Scout leader. Above all else was her family. Being a part of all of her grandchildren's lives brought her much happiness.
She leaves two sons, Sean P. O'Hern and his wife Pamela and Michael T. O'Hern, five grandchildren, Kyle, Abigail, Ashley, Brendan, Ian and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late James McVay and Thomas McVay.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 3, 2023 at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket. Calling hours are respectfully omitted.