M. Patricia Bradley
Surrounded by her family’s love, Patricia Bradley of Millcove passed away peacefully at Whisperwood Villa July 20, 2019. Much appreciation for the care and comfort provided by Whisperwood staff.
Born in Glenfinnan, PEI, on July 28, 1927, she was the daughter of Alban and Mary (nee Connick) MacDonald. Patricia was predeceased by her husband Louis Bradley; her sister Helen (Tom) Turner and great grandchild Noah Mullen.
Left to mourn are her children Gerald (Mona – deceased), Beth (Walter) Mullen, Mary (Darwin) Bradley, Helen (Robert) Wellman, Anita Bradley, Jean (David) McKinnon, Patrick (Lynne) Bradley, Florrie MacLeod, and John (Farley) Bradley.
She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild: Jennifer (Nigel) Bradley; Jonathan and Brad (Courtney) Mullen, Rachel (Craig and baby Hannah) Richenback; Kathryn Woods; Sophie (Kris) and Frank Wellman; Charlie McKinnon; Justin (Sarah Jane) and Gregory Bradley; Ella and Anna Mae MacLeod; sisters-in-law Mary Peters (Phillip) and Helen Bradley; and son-in-law Mark MacLeod.
Patricia received her early education in a one-room school at Glenfinnan and obtained her teacher’s license from Prince of Wales College in 1946. Inspired by her father and grandfather she was dedicated to life-long learning. She married Louis Bradley in 1951. Together they farmed and raised a large family in Millcove. Patricia also taught for many years at various schools around the Island retiring in 1991 from Stonepark School. Her faith, hope, and love manifested itself in her dedication to family, community and church. She was a devoted member of the Catholic Women’s League and was choir director/organist at Corran Ban parish for over 60 years. Patricia took great pride in her Celtic heritage and was an active member of the Scottish Historical Society. At the age of 86 she journeyed to Scotland where she visited her ancestors’ homeland, and celebrated her 87th birthday in Glennfinnan, Scotland.
Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home until Wednesday, then transferred to St. Michael’s Church, Corran Ban for funeral mass at 4 p.m. Interment to follow in the Parish Cemetery.
Visiting hours on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m.
The Corran Ban CWL will hold a prayer service on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Corran Ban Parish Cemetery Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca