Patricia A. Nigro-Beland
Patricia A. Nigro-Beland, 58, of Ipswich, passed
away on Friday July 24, 2020 at the Kaplan House following her long battle
She leaves behind her husband of nineteen years Leo
H. Beland, their daughter Margaret (Maggie), her Mother Phyllis M. Nigro,
all of Ipswich. She also leaves behind her brother Paul Nigro and his wife
Lori of Easton and James Nigro and his wife Deborah of Saugus as well as
many other relatives, in-laws and friends.
Patricia was born in Malden on April 20, 1962 and
was raised in Saugus. She graduated from Saugus High School in 1980. She
continued her education at Fitchburg State earning her B.S. in Nursing and
becoming an RN. She joined the Traveling Nurses and was employed as a
Nurse in Hawaii, California, Oregon and Massachusetts. Never one to back
down from a challenge, she then went to law school graduating from MA
School of Law earning her J.D. degree in 1995. She opened her own law
practice in Salem and practiced law until her illness worsened. As much as
she enjoyed traveling the world, she was just as content and happy to be
home surrounded by her family and friends.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday July 30 at
11 am in Our Lady of Hope Church, Pineswamp Road, Ipswich, followed by
interment in the New Highland Cemetery, Town Farm Road, Ipswich. Visiting
hours will be held Wednesday 5 to 8 pm in the Whittier-Porter Funeral
Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. Family and friends are cordially invited to
attend all services, wearing masks and respecting social distancing
guidelines. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to NOCC
(National Ovarian Cancer Coalition) P.O.Box 329 Arlington, MA 02476.
a member of Our Lady of Hope Parish in Ipswich. Her vivacious and positive
energy will be sorely missed but well remembered.
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