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March 19, 2021

Patricia A. MacLellan

Private Service

MacLellan, Patricia A. (Colman), age 88, of Canton, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully on March 19, 2021.

Pat grew up in Dorchester and graduated from Notre Dame Academy and Emmanuel College.  She taught elementary school for over 30 years in San Francisco, Canton, Weymouth and Boston before retiring.

Pat loved her family, friends, and neighbors. She adored animals, especially her pet dogs and cats. Pat enjoyed working in her yard and garden, feeding the birds, and living near the beach.  She also loved to shop and to decorate her house for every holiday. Pat was a gracious, generous woman who was always thinking of others. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Beloved wife of the late John A. MacLellan. Cherished sister of Catherine Daley of Milton, Richard Colman of Osterville, Frederick Colman of Watertown, and the late Albert Colman and James Colman. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Pat may be made to the Quincy Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 690088, Quincy, MA 02269-0088 or