Published in the October 6, 2017 edition

MELROSE — Patricia M. “Pat” (Bartlett) Collinson, of Melrose, died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on Sept.28, 2017 at the age of 82.  Pat was born in Medford, raised in Lawrence and a graduate of Lawrence Schools.  She was a homemaker and resided in Hull for 15 years, Melbourne, Florida for 10 years, and Melrose for the past seven years.

Pat was an avid Patriots fan and loved crosswords puzzles, country music and the oldies. She was “Funny and Witty” and loved traveling to London.

Pat was the loving mother of Cheryl Potter of New Bedford, Robert Goodwin of Malden, Michael Goodwin of Shirley, Karen Goodwin of Salem, New Hampshire, Kimberly McAndrew of Quincy, Kevin McAndrew of Plymouth, and the late James McAndrew.  Also survived by 6 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, relatives & friends.

A Funeral Service was held at the Gately funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose, on Thursday, Oct. 5. Burial will be private. For directions & to sign online condolence visit