Patricia D. Chipperfield

November 8, 1938 ~ September 9, 2020 (age 81)


Patricia D. Chipperfield, 81, of Westerly, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. She was the loving wife of Richard F. Chipperfield, her high school sweetheart, and together they shared 60 years of marriage.

Patricia was raised in Mystic, CT and attended Stonington High School graduating in 1956. She then attended Bryant College where she received her secretarial degree. After raising four children, Patricia worked at the Westerly Public Library for 27 years. Pat enjoyed bowling, beaching, reading and especially watching her grandchildren grow up. Family and friends will most remember her beautiful smile and sunny disposition.

In addition to her husband Richard, Patricia is survived by her children Pamela Stefanski (Pete), Wendy Ritchotte (Glen), Scott Chipperfield (Kim) and Timothy Chipperfield (Tracy); her grandchildren Kaitlyn Ware, Julie Stefanski, Allison Stefanski, Daniel Ritchotte, Samantha Zoglio and Heather Chipperfield; four great-grandchildren; and her brother James F. Donahue, Jr. She was preceded by her infant daughter Julie Chipperfield and her parents James and Eleanor Donahue.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Patricia’s memory to The Royal Westerly Nursing Home, Activities/Recreation Fund. Address as follows:
   Royal Westerly
   Attention: Activities Fund
   79 Beach Street
   Westerly, RI 02891

All services will be private.


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