May 8, 1937 ~ November 20, 2022

Born in: New Haven, Connecticut
Resided in: Hamden, Connecticut

Patricia G. Bodie McWeeney, 85, of Hamden, passed away November 20, 2022. Patricia was the beloved wife for 50 years of the late Dr. Palmer F. McWeeney. Born in New Haven on May 8, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Gladys and Joseph Bodie. Throughout her life Patricia loved to travel, go to parties, and spend time with her family and friends. She was a devoted grandmother to her four grandchildren, Rachel Johnson, Jessica McWeeney, Deanna McWeeney, and Brian Johnson. Patricia is survived by her two children, Alison McWeeney and her husband Paul Johnson, and Scott McWeeney and his wife Colleen. Patricia also leaves her sister, Maureen Bousquet, two nieces, Lisa DesGeorges and Susan Murphy, and two nephews, Michael Shubert and David Chieffo. Patricia received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Southern CT State University. As a lifelong educator, she began her career teaching at Norton School in Cheshire. She then spent time in New Haven teaching nursery school for several years when her children were young. After that she was employed as an elementary school teacher for the Hamden Board of Education from which she retired. After retirement she became a certified travel agent and earned her TESOL certification and was employed by the New Haven Board of Education, teaching adult language learners, a job she truly loved.
Friends may attend her Prayer Service at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Saturday, Dec. 10th at 12:30 pm. Entombment in All Saints Mausoleum, will be private. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Smile Train at To send a condolence to her family please see:


Prayer Service: December 10, 2022 12:30 pm

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518


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  1. Mrs McWeeney was a pleasure to have in my life. Lunches, car rides and all around a good friend to me. I am sure she will be missed by all that knew her. So very sorry for her family and friends loss. In Christ , Nancy Hanks Gallucci

  2. Pat, Was my very dear, lifelong friend from early elementary school and will be greatly missed. My husband and I shared many years of traveling and celebrating our anniversaries together with her and her dear husband, Palmer. May she now rest in peace in the kingdom of God.

  3. Pat was such a long time very good friend of me and my wife Marcia. We enjoyed many wonderful times together over the years. My deepest sympathy to her family.
    Carlo Bergamini

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