Patricia Ann (Provancher) Considine, 80, passed away on Monday January 1, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford after a brief illness. Born in Troy, New York, and raised in Hemstreet Park, New York, she was the eldest daughter of the late Edwin and Catherine (Welch) Provancher.
She was married to David Francis Considine and the mother of six sons to whom she devoted all of her love and attention. Family, and particularly her children, were of paramount importance in her life. She was actively involved for many years in the Parent Teacher Association at Friends Academy, where all six of her sons attended school. An avid gardener throughout her life, she enjoyed spending time outdoors particularly with her beloved English springer spaniel, Max. Formerly longtime residents of New Bedford, she and her husband had recently moved to Mattapoisett, MA.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sons: Mark and his wife Lori, of Brattleboro, VT, Michael and his wife Suzanne, of Washington, DC; Francis and his wife Traci, of Los Angeles, CA; Jonathan and his wife Marybeth, of Boston, MA; and Matthew and his husband Alex Monreal, of Boston, MA. She was the mother of the late Timothy Considine. She is also survived by her grandsons, Alexander and Michael, and her granddaughter Grace. Additional survivors include: her sister Linda Cefferillo of Hemstreet Park, NY; her brother Alfred of Whitesboro, NY; her brother Richard of Mechanicville, NY; and her brother Gregory of Tampa, FL. She was the sister of the late Michael, Bruce, Ronald, and Gary Provancher.
Her Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett at 10 AM on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Visiting hours are omitted. For online condolence book, visit www.saundersdwyer.com.
The family wishes to extend its thanks to all the staff at St. Luke’s Hospital who worked tirelessly to make her final days so comfortable.