Patricia Thornton

Patricia L. Thornton (Alessandro)

Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Patricia L. “Trish” (Alessandro) Thornton, beloved wife of Michael R. Thornton, of Shumankanuc Hill Road, Charlestown, passed away at The Westerly Hospital on Thursday, September 5, 2019. She was 53.

Born in Westerly, she was the daughter of the late James and Marilyn Cunningham.

Trish worked as a CNA at the Westerly Health Center for many years and she enjoyed crafting and making jewelry.

In addition to her husband, she leaves her daughter Michaeleen S. Thornton of Charlestown; two stepsons, Michael R. Thornton, II of Westerly and Joshua R. Thornton of Wood River Junction. She is also survived by her sister Sharon “Kelly” Alessandro of Providence; six grandchildren; and her cherished Boston Terrier, Landon.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 4-7pm at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly. Funeral Service and burial will be private. For online condolences please visit
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
    59 Spruce Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
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  • Interment

    Private, --
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Colleen Joseph

Posted at 10:09pm
My deepest sympathies to you on the loss of Patricia. She was a sweet neighbor. I enjoyed talking with her and I will miss her smile. May she rest in peace. Colleen

Mayra J Nunez-curran

Posted at 06:30pm
May you rest in eternal rest Patricia.

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