Patricia DiPrete Obituary (1952 – 2021) – Bow, NH

Patricia “Patty” DiPrete

Bow, NH — Patricia J. DiPrete from Bow, NH died instantly on July 9, 2021 at Concord Hospital’s ICU immediately after a extremely brief ailment inspite of fantastic, heroic nursing and provider treatment.

Patty was born on October 19, 1952 in Lancaster, NH, the third youngster of Frederick J. and Margaret Tillotson Mills. She graduated from Groveton Substantial College in 1970 and attended Harmony Complex Institute. She used the 1st pair a long time of her vocation doing work at Blue Cross/Blue Protect and was very pleased of her advancement from an entry degree clerical position into management degrees by the time she remaining in 1987.

She fulfilled her long term husband at BC/BS and married Arthur T. DiPrete in 1975. They celebrated their 25th anniversary just days before he died instantly in 2000 at age 55. Patty and Art co-established DiPrete Promotions Gun Shows in the mid-1980s and Pat continued to very effectively operate the organization by herself just after Art’s dying until finally she marketed it in 2016. Patty appreciated her extremely faithful customers and extended-standing exhibitors who dependable and praised her management of the gun demonstrates. She and her dedicated personnel determinedly ran their first gun exhibit without Art, the most significant on their once-a-year schedule at Concord Arena, in days of his sudden passing alternatively than cancelling out creating disruption for all.

Patty significantly enjoyed her retirement, paying out as a lot time as attainable at her beloved Moody Beach, Maine, and beloved currently being “at camp” on Maidstone Lake, Vermont, with all of her spouse and children and hometown mates. She was generally prepared to journey to a stunning beach front, but hated the ordeal of genuine travel to get there. She had a intention of living entire-time in a waterfront site, loved the sunshine (normally with sunscreen!), but cherished total moon rises even more. She was an regular reader, a wonderful cook dinner, liked to dance, sing, and perform playing cards, and was normally appreciated as a enjoyable-loving celebration guest. In extremely new decades she turned an avid athletics fanatic following the New England Patriots and her handsome Tom Brady even right after he left for Tampa Bay. Practically nothing could get her as excited as cheering for her “boy,” NASCAR driver Kyle (or as she claimed, ‘Kaahl’) Larson. She would don their official team sweatshirts when she was viewing their competitions and often be on her toes cheering for them which may well have been a holdover from her a long time as a superior university cheerleader.

Patty was beloved by all who understood her and they are stunned and enormously saddened by her sudden loss of life. She experienced a knack for forging solid friendships, turning spouse and children into friends, and good friends into spouse and children. She leaves at the rear of her move-son and his spouse, Frank and Sabrina DiPrete of Nashua, NH her brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Mary Lou Mills of Derby, VT her sister and brother-in-law, Kathleen and Leon Frizzell of Champaign, IL her brother-in-law and his wife, James and Maureen DeCesaris of Cranston, RI her sister-in-regulation, Lorraine Mirra of Cranston, RI and several cherished nieces and nephews and good-nieces and terrific-nephews with whom she experienced forged powerful bonds in spite of their generational age variances. They loved their “Aunt Patty,” liked shelling out time and chatting jointly, and were all a wonderful supply of enjoyment and support to her generously featuring their assist each time desired.

In lieu of bouquets, memorial donations may be made to Groveton (NH) High Faculty Alumni Affiliation Typical Scholarship Fund (GHSAA, c/o John Potter, Treasurer, 19-1/2 Michael Rd, Beverly, MA 01915) or to your local meals bank. Or, with Patty’s spirit in mind, pass along a generous kindness to somebody or organize to do anything pleasurable with a friend.

A graveside memorial service is scheduled for Monday, July 19, 2021 at 11 am, at Evans Cemetery, 28 White Rock Hill Rd, Bow, NH. A celebration of Patty’s daily life will promptly comply with at the Red Blazer Cafe, 72 Manchester St., Concord, NH.

The Bennett Funeral Dwelling, 209 North Most important St., Concord, NH 03301, has been entrusted with the treatment of her funeral preparations. For on line expressions of sympathy to the loved ones, be sure to take a look at

Published by Concord Observe on Jul. 16, 2021.