Andover — Mrs. Patricia L. (Oien) Pettini, a resident of Andover, Mass., and beloved wife of Donald J. Pettini, died at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, on Saturday morning, February 8, 2014. She was 50 years old.
Born in Norwood, Mass., on December 13, 1963, she was the beloved daughter of James W. Oien and the late Emilie E. (Brown) Buckley. She also the beloved stepdaughter of Louis Buckley of Guilford, Conn. Patricia was a graduate of the Peter Bent Brigham School of Nursing in Boston, and was employed as a registered nurse. She worked for Tufts
New England Medical Center in Boston, Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, Calif., and Winchester Hospital in Winchester, Mass. In her spare time, she loved photography and took photographs for her children's swim teams, both at the Andover High School and Phoenix Swimming in Haverhill. Above all, Patricia was a very devoted wife, mother, daughter, and sister. She will be very dearly missed.
Pat is lovingly survived by her husband, Don, and her three children, Nicholas of Hyannis, Mass., Melissa of Puyallup, Wash., and Kristin of Andover; siblings, James M. Oien of North Stonington, Conn., Elizabeth Buckley and her husband, Kevin McComiskey of Andover, and Dr. Suzanne and her husband, Dr. Brian Evans of Guilford, Conn.; mother-in-law, Betty Pettini, of Mystic, Conn.; and her nephew and nieces, Grant and Lily Evans, and Ciara McComiskey. She was also the loving daughter-in-law of the late Donald J. Pettini Sr.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Michael Church, 196 Main Street, North Andover, on Thursday, February 13, at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Calling hours have been omitted. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, in memory of Patricia Pettini to support Translational Medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284, or at www.dana-farber.org/gift, or by calling 800-525-4669, or by mail by printing the form, filling it out and mailing it to the above address.