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Patricia Ann (Cloherty) Fagan

February 28, 1935 ~ December 5, 2021 (age 86)


Patricia A. (Cloherty) Fagan, of West Roxbury, passed away on December 5, 2021 in Falmouth, MA surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late James N. Fagan.  Loving mother of Patrice Fagan of West Roxbury, Deb Spillane of West Roxbury, Mary-Ellen Fagan and her partner Dorine Margeson of Mattapoisett, Christine Popson and her husband Michael of CT, Susan Falvey and her husband Kevin of Walpole, and Jim Fagan and his wife Kathleen of Mashpee. Beloved Nana of Brittany, Sean, Danielle, Kaitlyn, Andrew, David, Mark, Owen, Ryan, Scott, Thomas, and Matthew.  Sister of Sally Dolan and her husband Tom of Virginia, the late Mary Young, and her husband Dick. Sister-in-law of Peg Guzzo, Claire Cahill, Linda Bunton & her husband Jim, Carmel Fagan, and Barbara Fagan.  Predeceased by Dick & Ruth Fagan, Marie & Frank Doherty, Mary Doherty, Jim Guzzo, Lolly & Joe O’Brien, Gus Fagan, Butch Fagan and Jack Cahill.  She was the aunt of many nieces and nephews.  Pat was the loving and devoted daughter of the late Patrick & Nellie (Waldron) Cloherty of Roslindale.

Pat graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School and Fisher Jr. College.  She met the love of her life, Jim, at the age of 16.  She was a devout Catholic and a communicant of St. Theresa of Avila Parish in West Roxbury for over 50 years.  Her passion in life was her family and friends, always putting others before herself.  Pat was a firm believer in giving back which was demonstrated through her countless volunteer activities.  She was a true Matriarch, endlessly helping and caring for those around her and cherishing the time she spent with them, whether that was summer vacations on Cape Cod, ski trips up north or her precious time in Bermuda.  Pat had a passion for politics and was a true Boston sports fan who loved her Red Sox, Patriots as well as BC Football.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Theresa of Avila Church West Roxbury on Friday December 10, 2021, at 10 AM.  Visiting hours will from 5 - 7 PM on Thursday December 9th at the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home, 8 Spring St. (at the corner of Centre St.) WEST ROXBURY.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.   At the family’s request, visitors should observe all COVID precautions, masks, social distancing, limited capacity, and limited time inside the Funeral Home, as well as wearing masks inside the church.

In Lieu of flowers, contributions in Pat’s memory may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801899 Dallas, TX 75380 (

Pat will be laid to rest with her beloved Jim at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in West Roxbury.

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December 9, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home
8 Spring Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Funeral Mass
December 10, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Theresa of Avila Church
2078 Centre St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132

December 10, 2021

11:15 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
990 LaGrange St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132


Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
13770 Noel Road, Suitte 801889, Dallas TX 75380

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