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Alice P. (Boucher) Sweeney

February 12, 1929 — May 4, 2020

Alice Patricia "Pat" (Boucher) Sweeney age 91 of Maynard formerly of Lincoln passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020 at Wingate at Weston. She was the beloved wife of the late Carl F. Sweeney, Jr. who passed away in 2011.

Born in Boston, MA on February 12, 1929 she was the eldest daughter of three to the late Edmund R. and Alice (Euphemia) Boucher. Raised on Concolor Avenue in Newton, she attended Our Lady Help of Christian Parish and graduated from Newton North High School. She later earned a Liberal Arts Associates degree from LaSalle Jr College and went on to work for the Sears Corporate offices in Boston.

In 1957 Patricia married Carl F. Sweeney Jr and lived in Lexington before settling in Lincoln to raise their family. Pat was an active member of the Catholic Junior Guild of Boston and at one point served as the President. Her love of art lead her to serve as the executive administrator for the Kendal Center for the Arts in Belmont. They eventually retired to Hyannis Port but moved to Maynard where she remained until her final days in Weston.

Pat always had a cheerful and optimistic spirit who made friends easily. She was an avid animal lover, enjoyed history, books, horse racing, sailing and a Bourbon Old-Fashioned.

She was a compassionate and generous person, devoted wife and loving mother.

Pat is survived by her three children; Alice Ann Niewiera of Worcester MA, Carl F. and Jane Sweeney of Millburn NJ, Christina and Timothy Carney of Sudbury MA; four grandchildren Erica Ann Gifford, Kristen Niewiera, Laura Durning and Tyler Sweeney and four great- grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother John Boucher and sister Nancy Simonetti.

A private memorial service is being planned and details can be obtained by contacting the family.

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