Obituary for Patricia Aulson
Patricia Ann Aulson, 84, beloved wife of Philip J. Aulson and much loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother of many, passed away on Sunday, October 19, 2008 in Palm Beach,
Florida after a brief illness.
Born in Ashland, Wisconsin and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, she was the oldest of two children born to Margaret and John Coffey. After meeting in the St. Paul USO and following a brief courtship, she married Philip J. Aulson of Salem, MA on June 30, 1945, her loving husband of 63 years. They returned to New England after WWII where together they raised nine children, primarily in Wenham, MA.
Besides her husband she leaves behind her greatest legacy which is the love she had for her substantial family, spanning her children and their spouses; Philip G. Aulson and his wife Victoria of Lynn, MA, Pamela Aulson and her husband Gerald Gardrvits of Glen Cove, NY, Jane Green and her husband Alan Archambeault of Naples, Fl, Patrick Aulson of Dallas, TX, Peter Aulson and his wife Sally of Clovis, NM, Mark Aulson and his wife Michelle of Mesa, AZ, Nan Aulson and her husband Brian ONeill of Westford, MA, Laurie Karrh and her husband Samuel of N. Palm Beach, FL, Sean Aulson of Wenham, MA, and her foster son Miguel Bello and his wife Loraine of Northampton, MA as well as her thirty-four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of St. Paul in Hamilton on Saturday at 9:00 AM. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. Burial following in St. Josephs Cemetery, Lynn, MA. Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 4 to 7 PM at the Campbell Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street (North Beverly location) Beverly, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Catholic Charities 280 Washington Street, Salem, MA 01970. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com
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