Patricia Lee's Story
Patricia Lee Fougere, age 79, longtime resident of Marblehead, MA, passed away peacefully on December 12, 2017 in Danvers, MA. Patricia was born on April 11, 1938 in Winchendon, MA to Elizabeth Townes Poole and William Thomas Poole. Patricia attended Marblehead High School and later earned a Master of Education degree from Cambridge College.
Patricia was committed to social justice causes, mostly recently womens prison outreach through Church of St. Andrew in Marblehead. Patricia was the first female president of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead. Four trees are planted in Patricia's name at the John F. Kennedy Peace Forest in Jerusalem. She also received accolades as a social worker, including being awarded Woman of the Month in Santa Barbara, CA for her work in domestic violence prevention.
Patricia was a published author of novels, poems and a childrens essay entitled A Glover Goes to Sea, which recounted her great-grandfather Edmund Glovers first sea voyage as a cabin boy to the Grand Banks in 1866.
Patricia was preceded in death by her husband Dr. Paul Francis Fougere. She is survived by her sister Judith Poole Humphrey, her daughters Wendy Lee Hubbard, Susan Bentley Johnson, Rebecca Salter Brainard and Jessica Glover Brainard, her grandchildren Meghann Sargent and Sakara Dream Gerke, and her great-grandchildren Dillon Vacek and Emersen Sargent.
Memorial donations may be kindly made to Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty Street, Danvers, MA 01923. The family wishes to extend their deep gratitude to Kaplan Family Hospice House for their gracious care and compassion. A memorial service for Patricia will be planned at a later date.
Arrangements by Eustis and Cornell of Marblehead. To share a memory of Patricia or offer a condolence to her family, please visit www.eustisandcornellfuneralhome.com
Published on December 20, 2017