Patricia's Story

LUBEC - Patricia passed away in her home May 25, 2014. Patricia was born in Eastport, May 22, 1936 to Joseph and Margaret (Peal) Johnson. She was happily married for 60 years to Raymond Rier.

Patricia was predeceased by her husband, Raymond. Patricia is survived by four sisters, Ruth McCarthy, Florida, Gerry and Francis Scodova, New Hampshire, Joyce Mathews, Calais and Ina Lank, Connecticut. She leaves behind six children, Raymond Rier, Charlie and Terry Rier, Jane and Mike Hand, Sally Rier, Peter Rier and Danny and Cindy Rier; eleven grandchildren, Joshua Rier, Ryan Ouellette, Marco Rier, Acacia Rier, Sarah Rier, Alexandra Rier, Colton Rier, Matt Rier, Morgan Hand, Ashley Rier and Forrest Hand; two great-grandchildren, Lily Ann Rier and Gabriel Carney. Pat went to be with her heavenly Father and Raymond in heaven. Pat lived her life God first, family and friends. She loved gardening, cooking, sewing and tea parties with friends. She also leaves behind Sheila Wallace and Austin Dinsmore, the 24-7 guy and a lot of special friends, you know who you are, church and family.

In lieu of flowers, show acts of kindness. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Sacred Heart Church in Lubec with Father Eugene Gaffey officiating followed by a reception at the Christian Temple Church Hall. A private burial service will be held at the Old Chapel Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are in care of McClure Family Funeral Services, Machias and Lubec. Condolences and memories may be shared at
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