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Obituary for Patricia Cline (Host)

Patricia (Host) Cline, of Westerly, beloved wife for 26 years, of George Ekonen, passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at the Royal Westerly Nursing Home on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at the age of 90. She was also the beloved wife of the late Richard Cline who predeceased her in 1982.

Born in Westerly, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Svea Host.,

Patricia enjoyed walking, dinner and movies, and traveling with her husband George. She loved to entertain her family, especially on Saturday evenings, with music, conversation and lots of laughter. She enjoyed sailing with lifelong friends, George and Joy Smith, and her twin sister Phyllis Clachrie.

She leaves behind her three children, Randolph Cline (Sandra Hare) of Ellington, CT, Patricia Rhodes (Gary) of Charlestown, and Rebecca Champlin (Butch) of Westerly; two loving sisters, Victoria Henson of Moorpark, CA and Sylvia Case of Chandler, AZ; nine grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren. Patricia was predeceased by her son Theodore Cline; and eight siblings.

A visiting hour will be held at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly on Monday from 10:30–11am, immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 11am in the funeral home. Burial will be at River Bend Cemetery, Westerly. For online condolences please visit