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“I was so sorry to read of the passing of Pat Jennings. I met her at St Marys in Springfield, VT. She was a good friend of my moms. My mom passed...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Jan Rogers

“I will miss your Mother greatly. I considered her my "Big Sister" as I never had one. She was there for me to advise, help and support if I needed it...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“I have fond memories of your mother & her quiet manner. You are all in my thoughts. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Marcia (Rutz) Soucie - CT

“Dear Anne and family - thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort to all of you. I am glad you were able to share the holiday season with your mom...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Wolfe

“Anne, thank you for advising me of your mother's passing, this will be passed on to Janice H. Abair this coming week and she will be sad, she still...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Donald Rowan - Montpelier, VT

“Dearest Mary and family, thoughts and prayers to you during this time. I am glad I did get to meet her and Jim. They were warm and wonderful --...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sandi Cleveland

“Dearest Mary, Jack, Vanessa and Keenan, I am so sorry for your loss. Love to all, Jennifer Griffith Vincent ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: A friend


Patricia (Holland) Jennings, age 85, of Simsbury, CT, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her children. Born in Montpelier, VT to James Carroll and Mary (Conlin) Holland, Patty attended Saint Michael's Catholic School for 12 years and graduated with the Class of 1948. She married her classmate, James Jennings, who she met in second grade, and they raised five children together in Suffield, CT where they lived for 25 years. Patty obtained her R.N. degree in her 40's and worked at the Hebrew Home and Mount Sinai Hospital. While living in Richmond, VT, she worked for the Vermont State Hospital as head psychiatric nurse. Patty was very actively involved in Right to Life, the St. Ann Club, NAMI-Vermont, and Rosary Societies in her parishes in Connecticut and Vermont. In addition to her parents, Patty was predeceased by her husband of 48 years, James Jennings; her brother, John Patrick Holland; and her son, Michael Jennings. She is survived by her children, Mark Jennings and his wife Deborah of Providence, RI, Anne Soucy and her husband Scott of Granby, CT, Thomas Jennings of Springfield, VT, and Mary Hoyt and her husband Jack of Encino, CA; a daughter-in-law, Cynthia Jennings and her husband David Fresk of Glastonbury, CT; seven grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and fifteen nieces and nephews. Her family will receive friends on Saturday, January 2, 9-10 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m., at St. Mary's Church, 942 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Hardwick, VT at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to McLean Development, Attn: Hospice, 75 Great Pond Road, Simsbury, CT 06070, NAMI Vermont, 600 Blair Park Rd., Suite 301, Williston, VT 05495, or to Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, 80 Seymour St., P.O. Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102. You can honor Patty by taking the time to write a thoughtful note to a friend or loved one today.