Westfield- Patricia Anne (Ronan) Michaud, 89, passed away on February 22, 2019.
Patricia was born in Westfield, Massachusetts on March 10, 1929 daughter of the late Clyde and Eva (Santimaw) Ronan .
Patricia retired as an Inspector, after 20 years of employment, with the former Strathmore Paper Company in Woronoco. She will be remembered as a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was very family oriented with a deep love of children. She also loved her late Yorkshire Terrier Madeline, who was her faithful companion. Patricia enjoyed gardening and was very proud of her French Canadian and Irish heritage.
Pat’s husband Daniel F. Michaud died in 1986. She was also predeceased by her sister Joan Ronan. Patricia is survived by her two sons, Daniel P. Michaud and his wife Cathy , Kevin Michaud and his wife Debra, all of Westfield; a daughter, Amy and her husband Dean Tortoriello, of Springfield; 3 grandchildren, Eric Michaud, Melissa Murphy, and Daniel Michaud; 2 great grandchildren, Michael Murphy and Caitlin Murphy. A private graveside service will take place in the spring at the Pine Hill Cemetery in Westfield. There are no calling hours. The family is very grateful for the compassionate care given to Patricia by the staff of Genesis Health Care Westfield Center, and Baystate Hospice. Memorial contributions may be made to Dakin Humane Society, 171 Union St., Springfield, MA 01105. Assisting the family is the Southwick Forastiere Family Funeral Home, 624 College Highway Southwick, MA www.forastiere.com