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173 Union Ave.
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 Patricia M. (Cragin) Villa

Patricia M. (Cragin) Villa

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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FRAMINGHAM: Patricia M. (Cragin) Villa, 84, a lifelong resident of Framingham, passed away peacefully Wed. August 14, 2019. She was the wife of the late Dominic R. Villa who passed in 2016.

Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Marie (Comerford) Cragin. She grew up and raised her family in Framingham. After raising her family, she worked in the healthcare industry for 20 years before her retirement in 2004. After her retirement she enjoyed going shopping with her sister, cousins and friends. She was always looking for a bargain and she found plenty. She was a longtime member of the Framingham Lodge of Elks Emblem Club and a member of the Framingham Heart Study.

She is survived by eight sons and daughters-in-law: Charles and Sharon, Donald and Amelia, John and Kathy, Paul and Nancy, Walter and Joanne, William Villa and his fiancée Patricia Bethoney, Mark and Karen, and Bernard Villa and his partner Jane Tognacci. She also leaves her brother Ed Cragin and his wife Lois. She was the sister of the late Walter Cragin and Lillian Gould. Pat enjoyed her time with all her children, 30 grandchildren and 54 great grandchildren. She also leaves several nieces and nephews and her adopted daughter Linda Ferris.

Patsy was a loving mother that taught her children the values of life, to work hard and respect others. She was always there to lend a hand to anyone in need. We will forever cherish the lessons and memories that she gave all of us. "Love you Ma, see you soon."

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours Sunday Aug. 18 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Boyle Bros. Funeral Home, 173 Union Ave., Framingham. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday Aug. 19 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Tarcisius Church, 562 Waverly St., (Rte. 135) Framingham. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation in Patsy's name to either the Framingham Heart Study, online at, or to the American Diabetes Association,online at Memorial page
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Boyle Brothers Funeral Home
    173 Union Avenue
    FRAMINGHAM, MA 01702
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  • Service

    Monday, August 19th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, August 19th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Tarcisius Church
    Waverly Street (Rte 135)
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    In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation in Patsy's name to either the Framingham Heart Study, online at, or to the American Diabetes Association,online at
  • Interment

    St. Tarcisius Cemetery
    Corner of Winthrop and Bethany
    FRAMINGHAM, MA 01701
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Private Condolence

Mark Villa

Posted at 10:26am
There was never a doubt how much our mother loved her 8 sons !! She was fiercely protective of us & would defend us at any costs!! In her last days with us, she made sure to tell each and everyone of us how much she did love us ❤️. Thank You all for the outpouring of support through the last several days.
Mother, we will miss you !!
Rest In Peace

Mike Clement

Posted at 10:48pm
Charlie, Trish and all the family, I’m so sorry. I didn’t know your Mom and grandmother, but she must have been a strong and at the same time sweet lady.

Elin Mastrangelo

Posted at 11:21am
My sincerest condolences to all the Villa Boys and your families for the loss of your mom.

Elin (Foran) Mastrangelo

Sarah Villa

Posted at 09:24am
I love you Gram ❤️

William Fox Posted at 11:00am

Rest In Peace. Condolences to the family!

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