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Patricia (Leahy) Capen Opper

January 16, 1941 ~ April 30, 2020 (age 79)

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Patty moved to Hull in 1966 with her family, as soon as she saw the beach she knew this was where we belonged.

She had several jobs in Hull, which she could work at night allowing her to spend her days with her children. She enjoyed tending bar and worked at a few well-known spots in Hull including The Blue Bunny, The Showboat, The Worrick Mansion and Barry's American House.

Patty loved the beach and brought her children down every day she could, and when her children were in school she enjoyed her alone time there.

She was a lovely person inside and out, always there to talk or listen, not  just to her children but many of their friends.  Many referred to her as the "cool mom". Her house was a welcome spot to anyone and she made them feel like family.

Later she  worked front office for a few  different companies, and her favorite, yet sadly last, was working  for Grossman Realty in Braintree. She hated to leave that job, but due to a series of different ailments she would not work again.

She raised three children on her own in Hull, all of whom settled down in Hull to raise their own  families near the house they grew up in. She loved being "Gramma" to all seven of her grandchildren.  

Sadly she endured a long battle with dementia, but because of the abundance of love she had for her children and the love they had for her, she was able to stay in her beloved home with her children close by.

Patty spent her last few months in a nursing home where she was relaxed and well cared for, away from the pressure of "real life" happenings. Unfortunately, she succumbed to the COVID-19 virus peacefully on April 30.

She is survived by her siblings Carol (Leahy) Palermo of Hanson, Joe Leahy of Marshfield, Dorry (Leahy) Turner of Wareham, and the late Ann (Leahy) Daly of Pennsylvania.  Her children, Chris Capen and wife Joyce of Hull, Lynne (Capen) Leonard and husband Joe of Hull, and Julie (Capen) Bregoli and husband Mark of Hull.  Grandchildren Aaron, Joe, Ben and Lyndsey Capen, Conor Leonard, Anna Bregoli, and the late Vincent Bregoli.

Private Funeral Services were held due to the Covid 19 virus. 

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