Cecile Marie "Pat" Freedman (1919 - 2018)

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Cecile Marie "Pat" Freedman
1919 - 2018
PORTLAND - Cecile Marie (Lessard) Freedman, 99, passed away peacefully on Sunday June 24, 2018, surrounded by family. Pat was born in Quebec, Canada Jan. 5, 1919, the daughter of Albert and Lucy Lessard of Jackman, Maine. Pat grew up in Jackman with three older brothers and attended local schools.
Pat and her husband Samuel Freedman resided in Augusta for many years. Later in life Pat lived in Hallowell and Portland. She was the devoted and loving matriarch of her family. Pat enjoyed entertaining and family get-togethers and was known for her feistiness and great sense of humor.
Pat was predeceased by her parents; siblings; husband Samuel; infant sons, Louie and Robert; and great-grandson Jack. She is survived by son Bill and his wife Mary Anne of Portland, daughter Cathy Freedman Jones and her husband Mark of Colleyville, Texas and Chamberlain, Maine; grandchildren Lisa Brown, Wendy Freedman and Amy Graham; great-grandchildren Nicholas, Alexandra, Emily, Jaelyn, Hayden, Hunter, Ella and Natalie.
The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers at St. Joseph's Residence and the Gosnell Hospice House for the loving care given to Pat.
A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. on July 11, 2018, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 41 Western Ave., Augusta, Maine. Arrangements entrusted to
Hobbs Funeral Home
, South Portland ME. Online condolences may be expressed at www.hobbsfuneralhome.com.

Memorial contributions
may be made to:
St. Joseph's Van Fund
1133 Washington Ave.
Portland, ME 04103

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Published in Central Maine on July 3, 2018