ASHBURNHAM - Patrick A. Herbert, 84, of 20 Cross Street, formerly of Braintree, died peacefully Sunday, August 5, 2018 at his residence, with family at his side.
He was born in Boston on June 11, 1934, son of the late Thomas and Agnes (DeWolf) Herbert. Raised in South Boston, he was a long time resident of Braintree until moving to Ashburnham in 2012. Pat was a graduate of South Boston High School.
Pat worked for Boston Edison for 35 years as a cable splicer until his retirement. He was a parishioner for over 40 years of St. Francis of Assisi Church, Braintree. Pat proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. An avid boater and fisherman, he was a member of Dorchester Yacht Club. A fan of country music, Pat enjoyed line dancing. He was a terrific handyman.
He leaves three children, Ann Marie Fitzgerald and her husband Henry of Braintree, Patrick A. Herbert Jr and his wife Mary of Woburn and Maribeth Janssens and her husband Leo II, of Ashburnham; a brother Thomas Herbert of Canton, MA; 8 grandchildren, Shawn, Katie and her husband Darren, Jacob, Kellie, Stephanie, Molly, Kelsey and Patrick III, and 50 nieces and nephews. Pat was predeceased by 9 brothers and sisters.
Calling hours in Mortimer N. Peck Funeral Home, 516 Washington Street, Braintree will be Friday, August 10, 2018 from 4 to 8 P.M.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 10:30 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 850 Washington Street, Braintree.
Burial, with military honors, will be Monday, August 13, 2018 at 2 P.M. in Mass. Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, Winchendon.
Memorial donations may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is handling arrangements.