Enjoyed Country and Western Saturday nights


DoleObit_webGROVELAND — Patricia A. (Henchey) Dole, 79, longtime Groveland resident, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, surrounded by her loved ones, following a lengthy illness.

Patricia was born in Dorchester on April 28, 1935, the daughter of the late of Joseph and Catherine (Callum) Henchey. She worked for Operation Alligator in Haverhill prior to starting her business as an Avon representative. She enjoyed her Saturday night country western family.

She was the loving wife of the late George Paul Dole, who passed in 1989.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and being involved in her grandchildren’s lives. Patricia had a wonderful garden, with an array of beautiful plants she carefully tended. She lived for the sunshine, fun and surrounded herself with wonderful people.

Patricia will be greatly missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. “Her soul shines with the stars above.”

Her surviving family members include her loving children, Kathy Meltsakos and husband Paul of Groveland, John Dole of Haverhill, Jim Dole and wife Maribeth of Groveland, and Richard Dole and Rebecca of West Newbury; grandchildren, Jessie Dole, Shelby Dole, Christopher Meltsakos, Md., and Selena Meltsakos; her significant other, Charles (Chuck) Lebel of Lynn; brother, Donald Henchey and wife Doris; nieces, Jean and Theresa; nephew, Brian.

Funeral Services were held Saturday, Dec. 27, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main St., Haverhill. Catholic Funeral Rites were offered in the funeral home by Rev. John Delaney, pastor of Sacred Hearts Parish in Bradford. Burial will take place in Riverview Cemetery, Groveland. To visit the  guest book, please visit www.driscollcares.com.