Patricia Ann MacGregor, age 74 of Hamden, beloved wife of James R. MacGregor, died on Tuesday, June 30, 2009. She was a daughter of the late Francis 'Chin' and Muriel Murphy Doherty. Besides her husband, Patricia is survived by her devoted children, Jim MacGregor and his wife Nancy of Hamden, Brian MacGregor and his wife Kathy of Monroe, LA, Gayle Murphy and her husband Paul of Hamden, and Sue MacGregor of Westport. Cherished grandchildren, Brittany, Patrick, Justin, Ryan, Brendan, Katelyn, Shannon, and Bryan. Sister of Rita Sullivan of Hamden, and Gerald Doherty of Wallingford, and the late James Doherty, Lucille McSherry, and Audrey Burke. Patricia was an active member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and she loved bingo. Family and friends meant the world to her. She had a very tender heart filled with much love and compassion. She will be deeply missed by all of her family and friends. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, on Friday, July 3rd at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in the church of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 4 to 8:00 p.m. Interment will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Patricia's memory may be sent to Alfred E. Sullivan, Jr. Scholarship Fund, c/o John Nolan, 323 Washington Ave., Hamden, CT 06518 or Juvenile Diabetes Research, Greater New Haven Chapter, 2969 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06518.

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  1. Deeply sorry to hear of your loss. It seems like yesterday when your children especially Jimmy played with my son James, when we lived on Ralston Ave, Hamden. Time flies. We will pray for all of you. Fondly, Jane McGure, James, Honoria and Nuala.

  2. I will miss your smiling face across the room at Sleeping Giant Bingo on Tuesday nights, it hasn’t been the same since you got sick and it will never be the same again. Just wish you could have been with us for one last chance to yell .BINGO..

  3. Memories keep the one you loved close to you in spirit and thought and always in your heart, today and forever. with sympathy Lidija and Tony Klaric

  4. Sue, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family remain in our prayers during this most difficult time.

  5. I’m so sorry to hear of Patty’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.

  6. Jim & family: So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing.You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God bless,The Schmarr Family

  7. Sue and The MacGregor Family – I am so sorry for your loss you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Dear Jim and Nancy, Gayle and Paul: I was unable to attend the wake but I wanted to let you know that you are in my thoughts. Having lost a parent last year, I know firsthand how sad it is. Enjoy the good memories because that seems to help get through these difficult days. Again, my condolences to you and your families. Sincerely, Jack O’Donnell

  9. I’m so glad I was able to see your mom last sunday. You are a beautiful family and my thoughts are with ALL of you. Sorry I missed the wake, Brian I would have loved to see you. Stay strong. Deeply saddened, Kathryn Maresca) Riccio

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