Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:
WILMINGTON, MA — Patricia M. Slamin, age 70, of Wilmington, formerly of Waltham, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2020, at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading.
Patricia was born on September 18, 1949; she was the cherished only child to James and Claudine (Mitchell) Slamin. Patricia was raised and educated in Waltham, MA and was a graduate of Waltham High School. Patricia always had a passion for learning; she went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree from Emerson College and continued to further her education throughout her life.
For many years, Patricia was employed as an administrative assistant for a group of Pathologists at Quest Diagnostics Laboratories. Patricia’s great work ethic, her knowledge in her field and her endearing personality made her quite an asset to the company throughout the years.
In her spare time, Patricia, enjoyed reading, her book club and outings with her girlfriends. She loved to travel all over with her husband Ernest; some of their more memorable trips were to Italy, Switzerland and all over the Caribbean Islands. Patricia looked forward to seeing new places and meeting new people all over the world.
Patricia was Patriotic through and through; she was actively involved with the American Legion groups in Burlington and Wilmington and was passionate about advocating for our Veterans.
Patricia will be remembered as a wonderful lady who was always smiling; she was fun loving, caring and kind towards everyone she met. Patricia loved her family and friends with all her heart and she will forever be missed by all who loved her.
Patricia was the beloved wife of Ernest R. Kemery and step-mother of Elizabeth Lewis. Patricia is also survived by the Coleman family of Billerica whom she was very special to as well as her large extended family of friends.
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Tuesday, August 11th for Visitation from 2:00-5:00 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life at 5:00 p.m. Masks are required to be worn while in the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Patricia’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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