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Doris L. Patria

September 28, 1927 — November 26, 2021

Doris L. “Nana” (Peters) Patria, 94, of Gardner, died unexpectedly Friday, November 26, 2021, in her residence.

Born in Gardner on September 28, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Arthur J. and Anna (Belliveau) Peters. She graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1945. Doris was an Assembler employed by Modern Contract Furniture, Inc. for several years until her retirement.

Doris was a parishioner of Annunciation Parish/ Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. She enjoyed playing BINGO, scratch tickets and Solitaire. Doris also loved going for her daily walks, crocheting, shopping, and going out to eat. The time Doris loved and treasured the most was spent with her family.

Doris is survived by her three sons, Edward A. Patria and his spouse Robin of Exter, NH, Michael H. Patria and his spouse Amy of Roanoke, VA, and Dana S. Patria and his spouse Debra of Everett; a daughter Darlene A. LeBlanc and her husband Paul of Gardner; nine grandchildren and their spouses, Kelly Nichols and her spouse Kevin, Kenneth Patria and his spouse Jessica, Jennifer Howland and her spouse Eric, Melissa Neseran and her spouse Yared, Heidi Patria, Robert Howlett, Jamie Leonard, Shawn Leonard and Aimee Amirault; several great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Zlotnik of Gardner; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband of 44-years Harold Clayton Patria, who died in 1994; a grandson, Jeffrey LeBlanc, who died in 2002; and two sisters, Lauretta Kraskouskas, and Mary Rose Howe.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, December 1, 2021, from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA, with a Mass at 1:00 p.m. in Annunciation Parish at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA. Burial at Notre Dame Cemetery, West Street, Gardner, MA, will follow.

Calling Hours will be held Wednesday, December 1, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the funeral home.

The family asks that all those in attendance please adhere to wearing masks.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105, or on their website at (www.stjude.org). Please reference in memory of Doris L. Patria.

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

11:00am - 12:30pm (Eastern time)

Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.

110 Nichols St, Gardner, MA 01440

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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Annunciation Parish at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church

135 Nichols St, Gardner, MA 01440

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Notre Dame Cemetery

West St, Gardner, MA 01440

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