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Rosalie E. (Padula) Minehan

Rosalie E. (Padula) Minehan
  • September 22, 1927 - January 12, 2017
  • Marlborough, Massachusetts
  • American Diabetes Association of NE
    260 Cochituate Rd.
    Framingham, MA 01701

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“Love you so much Meme. Missing you more than ever today. Someday we will be reunited and I can't wait. Kiss Papa for me and tell him I love and miss...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Kerri Hitch - Cumming, GA

“My sincere condolences to Patty and the entire Minehan family. Bob Landry ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I am sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort be with you during your time of mourning. Isaiah 61:1,2 ; Matthew 5:4 ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“My heartfelt condolences to your family. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Jack McGrath - MA

“So sorry for your loss. Love you Carol. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Vezina - South Portland, ME

“So sorry for the loss of your mom. She will be missed. You will carry her in your heart every day. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Anne Byra-Luksha - Marlboro

“My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. May God bless you in this time of sorrow. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Grace Sheldon Lyons - Charlotte, NC

“So sorry for the loss of your loved ones. Never an easy task but so many wonderful memories you have and have shared. Prayers to all,Cheryl Clemmer ...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Patty,Carol and the rest the family,I'm so sorry for your loss of a great lady and your mom.She is now with her husband and son. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Helen(Carbone) Wagley - FL

“So sorry for your loss. She was such a great lady and always so happy! I know your heart is heavy. Please know you are all in my thoughts and...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Nancy DeLany - Atlanta, GA

“Love you forever Mom! ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Pam Foley - Wareham, MA - Family

“Hi Meme! I miss you soooo very much already. I'm very happy that you are with Papa again. I know he missed you very much. We shared so many memories...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Kerri Hitch - Cumming, GA

“We are so sorry of Your Mom's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Eddie,John,Violet( Pauline trenholm) Robbins - MA

“Mom will always be a part of us. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Teri (Myshrall) McHugh - NH


Rosalie E. (Padula) Minehan, 89, formerly of Marlborough, MA, died peacefully, with her family by her side, on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Sippican Health Care Center, Marion, MA.
Born in Marlborough, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Lillian (LaBossiere) Padula. She had been married to the late Paul J. Minehan for 69 years at the time of his death on September 28, 2016 and was the mother of the late Michael Minehan, a proud Marine, who was killed in action in Vietnam in 1968.
She had been employed by the CETA Program in Marlborough as a Counselor, retiring after many years of service. Marlborough residents for many years, Mr. and Mrs. Minehan retired to Florida and later Georgia, before returning to Massachusetts to be closer to their family. Family and friends were her passion and delight. She touched everyone she met with her warm smile and winning personality. She loved to cook, read, bird watching and going to the movie theatre.
She is survived by her daughters, Patricia Nickerson and her husband Matthew of Sugar Hill, Georgia, Carol Lynch of Yarmouth, MA, Pamela Foley and her husband Timothy of Wareham, MA and Kathleen Beaudoin and her husband Paul of Whitinsville, MA, 6 grandchildren and 9 great -grandchildren. She was also the sister of the late James and Alfred " Fred" Padula and the mother-in-law of the late Thomas Lynch.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017 from 5-7pm at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough,
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, January 28 at 9:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St., Marlborough.
Burial will follow at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Beach St., Marlborough.
Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association of NE, 260 Cochituate Rd., #200, Framingham, MA 01701