Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Patricia McEvily Major, of Weston died March 28 at her home. She had suffered a prolonged illness with Parkinson’s disease.
Patricia Major: longtime Weston resident. Contributed photo
Born in 1929 in the Bronx, N.Y., she was the daughter of Ann and Arthur McEvily. Her husband, William G. Major, predeceased her.
An interior designer, Pat also worked closely with her husband in his real estate development and consulting company. She led a vibrant and busy life and never failed to smile.
A devoted mother and grandmother, she placed family before all other interests. She enjoyed tennis, gardening, entertaining, and was an accomplished cook. Her Sunday dinners were renowned and her grace and style were ever present. Pat will always be remembered as the quintessential “Lady.”
She is survived by her three children, Janice Battle and her husband John, of Concord, Mass., Glenn Major and his wife Elise, of Weston, Lauren Baber and her husband Michael, of Weston, and brothers Arthur McEvily, of Willimantic, and John McEvily of Brick, N.J., as well as seven grandchildren, Meghan, Molly and Luke Battle, Allison and Patrick Baber and Ryan and Erin Major.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 1 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 35 Norfield Road, Weston.
Friends may call at Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Road East, Westport, from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 31. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Major may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Church, Weston.
Those wishing to leave an on line condolence please visit www.hardingfuneral.com.
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