Patricia Ann Gaudion, 81, Former Seamstress

Patricia Ann Gaudion, 81, of Haverhill, passed away unexpectedly on June 28 at her home.

She was born on Feb.13, 1937 in Boston, the daughter of the late Percy and Mary (Ireton) Quinton.

Gaudion was educated in Everett and moved to Stoneham with her family after high school. For many years she was employed as a seamstress, first for House of Bianchi, and then on her own. She enjoyed gardening, watching English dramas, crafting, and antiquing.

She was predeceased by her first husband Robert McLaughlin, who passed away in 2008, and her second husband, Walter Gaudion, who passed away in 1998.

She is survived by her five children, Daniel J. McLaughlin of Stoneham, Susan M. Lusk and her husband Donald of Billerica, Elizabeth Nasciemento and her husband Jorge of Florida, Jan P. Muirhead and her husband Howard of Lynn, Kate Strong and her husband Dave of Idaho, two sisters, Claire Spirito and her husband Tony of Georgetown, and Mary E. Russell of Medford, four grandchildren, Jacqueline, Cody, and Jesse Lusk, and Jorgia Nasciemento as well as several nieces and nephews.

At her request all funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to PBS and/or the MSPCA. For PBS, please make checks payable to the PBS Foundation and mail to PBS Foundation at 2100 Crystal Drive, 3rd Floor, Arlington, VA 22202. For the MSPCA, mail to Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway Methuen, MA 01844.

Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer and Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford.