A funeral Mass will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 84 Salem St. Fitchburg, MA, on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow immediately at St. Leo’s Cemetery, 360 Lancaster St. Leominster, MA. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602 | Boston, MA 02215 or online at giving.childrenshospital.org.
Obituary for Mary Patricia Zichelle October 30, 1928 – April 17, 2022 | Age 93
Mary Patricia (Sullivan) Zichelle, 93, of Leominster, MA, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday April 17, 2022.
Patsy, as she was known to family and friends, was the daughter of Dennis J. & Mary Beatrice Sullivan of Fitchburg, MA. She was born on October 30, 1928 in Fall River, MA moving later to Fitchburg where she attended St. Bernard’s grammar school and high school.
Patsy was predeceased by her parents, her husbands Raymond E. Bedard, Sr., and Michael A. Zichelle, and her brothers Donald Sullivan and John Sullivan. She is survived by her three sisters, Elaine Berube of Lunenburg, MA, Paula Martin and brother-in-law Thomas Martin of Fitchburg, MA, Ann Mahan of Leominster, MA., sister-in-law Audrey Sullivan of Boulder, CO, her four children; son Raymond E. Bedard, Jr and daughter-in-law Marianne Bedard of Sarasota, FL, son David B. Bedard and daughter-in-law Ramona Bedard of Middletown, RI, daughter Susan A. Falvella of Leominster, MA and son James F. Bedard and daughter-in-law Amy Bedard of Hubbardston, MA. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.