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Dr. Patricia (Pat) Ann Raynes

November 22, 1949 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 71)

Obituary

Dr. Patricia (Pat) Ann Raynes (nee: Filmore), 71 years of age, and a resident of Amherst, and New Hampshire passed away Monday, November 1, 2021, at the Cleveland Clinic in Avon after a courageous battle against Ovarian cancer.

She was born November 22, 1949, in the Bronx, New York.  Patricia was raised in New York as well as Berwick, Pennsylvania.  She had made her home with her family in New Hampshire since 1987.  

Pat was an adjunct Professor at Keene State College and CCV (Community College of Vermont). She was also President of Adept Converting Equipment, Inc.

Pat held a Bachelor of Science degree, an MBA and a Doctor of Arts from Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH. She maintained a 4.0 average throughout her Doctorate.

Pat enjoyed travelling with her husband and had travelled to Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Canada and throughout the US. She enjoyed reading, studying family genealogy and spending time with her Grandson and family. She was active in politics and was a member of the Vester Roy organization in New Hampshire.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Bruno Raynes; her children, Suzanne “Suzy” Goodnow and husband Scott and grandson Everett of West Moreland, New Hampshire; Kevin Charles Wallace and wife Wynter of Long Beach, California; her sister Kathryn “Kathy” Lee of Berwick, Pennsylvania, nieces/ nephews Kristine and Russ Rittenour and Linda and Scott Lanham.

She was preceded in death by her siblings William Cobin, Thomas Filmore, Lillian “Micki” Urbansky and her parents Martin Patterson and Lillian Filmore (nee: Nunemaker). 

Her extended Family included: Stepchildren: Eric Raynes, Kelly Raynes, Joelle Cayet and Dominic LeMaire; Stepgrandchildren: Tori Ziropoulos, Mariah Labbe, Cameron Maliska, D.J. Cayet, Jamie Cayet, Mason Raynes, Syla Raynes, Kyle LeMaire, Daniel LeMaire, Gabriel LeMaire, Nicholas LeMaire and Renee LeMaire; Step Great Children: Josi Ziropoulos, Porter Labbe and Carter Maliska. Additionally, Pat had many cousins and Aunts located in NY, Florida, Pennsylvania, Texas and Arizona who maintained a close, loving relationship.

Private services were held by the family.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Ovarian Cancer Research.

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