Patricia Hallett Large, 93
Patricia Hallett Large, 93, died in Concord, Massachusetts, surrounded by her family on November 13th. She was born in Rochester, New York, to William and Elizabeth Bayston Hallett. Patricia is survived by her children and their spouses, Thalia Large, Hilary and Fred Cochard, Andrea McCarrick, and Thomas H. and Kathleen Large, as well as five grandchildren—Audrey, Lauren, Olivia, Jack, and Thomas P.—and six great-grandchildren—Hazel, Belen, Cedi, Virginia, Mae, and Eliza. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Charles Large; her parents; her sister, Joan; and her grandson, Patrick.
Pat and Tom were lovingly devoted to each other throughout their marriage of 61 years. They settled in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, where they raised their family. Through their example, they instilled integrity, independence, and respect in their children. In addition to a close-knit family life, Pat and Tom enjoyed their many shared interests, including their summers in Montana, fly fishing, traveling, and creating gardens.
Pat was always an active community member, holding leadership roles in numerous organizations. A lifelong lover of the arts, Pat took great pleasure in her many years of work with the Civic Music Association, which showcased world-renowned artists. Under her direction, the association doubled its subscribers and enjoyed sold-out seasons. The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA was another beneficiary of Pat’s dedicated service, where she spearheaded ten years of growth, including breaking ground for a new building.
Pat was an accomplished pianist, cook, and seamstress. Always engaged, energetic, and curious, she enjoyed many eclectic activities. She was known for her meticulousness, tenacity, spunk, generosity, and kindness.
She will be greatly missed.
A private family ceremony will be held at the Presbyterian Cemetery in Hollidaysburg.
The family is thankful for Pat’s relatives, friends, and colleagues who helped make her life special.
Arrangements under the care of Concord Funeral Home, Concord, MA To share a memory or offer a condolence visit: www.concordfuneral.com