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Patricia Ball

October 17, 1944February 15, 2021

Patricia M. Ball, of Manchester, passed away peacefully after a short illness on Monday, February 15, 2021. Born in Manchester, NH, she was the daughter of the late Richard J. Ball Sr. and Helen (Griffin) Ball.

Pat grew up in Manchester and graduated from Notre Dame College in Manchester with a bachelor’s degree in English and Education. She started her first teaching position in the Falls Church, VA school system and after many years, she returned to Manchester and worked in the Admissions Dept. of New Hampshire College, now known as Southern NH University. She subsequently took a teaching position in the Manchester School System and worked primarily at Parkside Junior High School for many years before her eventual retirement

She is survived by her brother Richard J. Ball of Weare, NH and by many loving cousins and friends

In lieu of funeral services and flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Mary Bergeron

March 1, 2021

Richard I know your family from back when your dad was at St. Theresa's Manor. Over the years I have bumped into Pat at Hannafords. We would always stop to chat, catching up on what we had been up to and share a laugh .

Marianne Perry

March 1, 2021

Patty was a great contribution to the NHC (SNHU) community. Loved spending time with her and sharing many laughs. Rest in Peace, Patty.

Cecilia Orlando

February 23, 2021

Tish and I shared the same sense of humor. Even though we did not see other often, it didn’t take long before we were on the same wavelength. I always looked forward to seeing her. RIP Tish.

Heather Henriquez

February 23, 2021

Miss Ball was such a memorable teacher. I remember her “go go jar”. Instead of putting money in the jar when you swore, Miss Ball would have you put money in a jar when you would say, “she said X and I “go” X”. You didn’t “go” anywhere, you “said, etc”. I was in her class when the Challenger blew up. Many memorable moments I experienced in her class. Rest In Peace, Miss Ball, you were a blast and have never been forgotten.

Cindy Bannon

February 22, 2021

Hi Dick,
I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your sister. Although I didn't know her well. I could see that she was a beautiful person inside and out.
Please know that I will keep Pat and you, and the rest of your family in my prayers.
May our loving Father grant you peace.

Cindy Bannon

Jeanie Boisvert

February 22, 2021

Went to high school with Pat. She was vibrant and fun loving. My condolences to her family.

Jeanie (Stewart) Boisvert

Jocelyn Messier

February 22, 2021

"If I could turn back time," it would surely be to those days when Pat and I would sing together outside our classrooms at Parkside. RIP, Pat...

Denise Violette

February 22, 2021

Missing you everyday Pat ,❤️ I am so blessed to have met and loved you ! You were such an important part of our family . Rest in peace my dear friend !
Love Denise ,Lenny, Kendall & Rowan

Swati Sharma

February 21, 2021

Richard, this is Swati.
So sorry to hear about your sister's passing.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.


February 21, 2021

Richard, So sorry to read of Pat's passing. As you know, we go way back to 5th grade and she was my roomie when we moved to VA to teach. We had many fun times together and we were just reminiscing 2 weeks ago on the phone. She will be missed.