Patricia Ann Coulter 46
Fitchburg: Patricia Ann Coulter, 46, a lifetime Fitchburg resident, died Tuesday, April 2, at HealthAlliance Hospital, Leominster, after being stricken ill at her home.
She leaves her mother, with whom she lived, Sheila L. Coulter, of Fitchburg: her father, Lance C. Coulter, in SC: two sisters, Wendy M. Coulter of Fitchburg and Theresa Coulter, and her husband, Raphael Arnsworth, of Riverton, UT; one brother, Shawn Coulter of Washington State; her maternal grandmother, Phyllis A. (Jackson) McGurn, of Fitchburg; one uncle, David E. McGurn Jr., and his wife, Susan L., of Schaumburg, IL; one aunt, Susan J. McGurn, of Fitchburg; three cousins, Lauren E. and Kelsey E. McGurn, both of Kansas City, MO, and Shawn P. McGurn, and his wife, Sarah, of Chicago; two nieces, Cicily and Kenya Arnsworth, and one nephew, Hawke Arnsworth, all of Riverton, UT. She also leaves behind her Beagle, Zoe, who she loved very much.
Ms. Coulter was a Special Education Teacher at several area schools and previously was employed by the Federal Government at Ft. Devens and the South Weymouth Air Station.
Patricia was a 1984 graduate of Fitchburg High School. She received both a Bachelor of Science Degree, and a Master of Science Degree from Fitchburg State University. She was a member of St. Bernard's Parish @ St. Camillus Church and a member of the former Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in West Fitchburg. She enjoyed music, all Boston sports and history. She was a member of the Y.M.C.A. swim club.
She was born in Fitchburg, MA, on April 16, 1966.
Patricia's Funeral will be celebrated on Saturday, April 6, from the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and Fitchburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 243 Water St., Fitchburg, with a Mass at 10:00 a.m. in St. Bernard's Parish @ St. Camillus de lellis Church, 333 Mechanic St., Fitchburg.
Burial will follow in St. Bernard's Cemetery, Fitchburg.
Calling hours at the Funeral Home are on Friday, April 5, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Flowers may be sent, or memorial contributions may be made to the Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center, 275 Nichols Rd., Fitchburg, MA 01420 or to the Beagles of New England States, B.O.N.E.S., P.O. Box 1510, New Boston, NH 03070 or may be left at the Funeral Home.
See www.masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net for further information.