Patricia A. Pellegrini, 77, of Bedford, died suddenly on April 29, 2022.
Raised in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Keegan) Quinn.
Mrs. Pellegrini graduated from Woonsocket High School, Class of 1962 and went on to attend Northeastern University where she received her Bachelor of Arts. While at Northeastern, she met Paul Pellegrini and they were married in 1966.
In 1972, they moved to Bedford to start their family and she decided to further her education, receiving her Master of Education from Harvard University.
Mrs. Pellegrini was a lover of history and for 34 years, she taught Social Studies at Bedford High School as well as Psychology elective courses.
She volunteered as a historical tour guide at the Job Lane House for many years and was a member of the Bedford Historical Society and the First Parish Bedford. She enjoyed art and spending time painting.
She is survived by her loving husband, Paul W. Pellegrini, her beloved daughter, Mary Pellegrini Wood and her husband Brendan of Malden, cherished granddaughter, Willow and dear brother-in-law, John Pellegrini of Kentucky.
Visitation will be held at the Bedford Funeral Home, 167 Great Rd., Bedford, on Thursday, May 5, from 4:00-7:00 PM.
Funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to CSF of Bedford Dollars for Scholars, P.O. Box 585, Bedford, MA 01730 or Bedford Historical Society, 16 South Rd., Bedford, MA 01730.