Patricia Ann (Stewart) Ronan Downing, of Hull, died on April 30 in the comfort of her own home. She was 85.
Patricia was the daughter of Frank and Lillian (McCormack) Stewart. She was predeceased by her daughter, Carol Ronan, her sister Carol Foley, her brothers Paul, James, John, Thomas, and Frank, and her dear husband, William J. Downing Jr.
She leaves behind her beloved children, Richard Ronan, Christine McCarthy, Elizabeth Ronan, Mary Kavanaugh, and Patricia Anzalone. She is also survived by her stepchildren, Linda Kerr, Laurie Tangaro, William Downing III, and Christine Stevens. Her beautiful grandchildren will forever miss her: Mikey, Robert, Elizabeth, Mary, Kyle, Patrick, Ryan, Kevin, Kristina, Connor, Rachel, and Christopher. Also, her loving stepgrandchildren: Nick Jonathan, Scotty, Megan, Kala, Courtney, and Elizabeth, and, not to be forgotten, her adoring 15 great- and stepgreat-grandchildren. Also bereaved are her sister, Maryann Kelly, and her brother, Mike Stewart.
Patricia was a diligent caterer and function manager for the IBEW Function Hall and proudly worked at the HUB Folding Box Co. for many years.
She leaves us surrounded by many who will keep her in their memory.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Patricia’s name to the South Shore VNA and Hospice.
For additional information and the online guestbook, please visit www.DowningChapel.com.