Mrs. Patricia Nordeen, 72, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, passed away on May 18, 2018.
Patricia was born in Cornwall, England on July 8, 1945, to Archibald Lilly and Beryl (Pryor) Lilly. She was predeceased by her brother Michael Lilly.
Patricia was married to the late Capt. William Edward Nordeen for 20 years. Throughout her marriage Patricia and her family lived and traveled to many different countries.
Patricia moved to the United States in 1989. Patricia taught classical piano for many years, and enjoyed the success of her students. She was a keen gardener and belonged to the Newport Garden Club for nearly 30 years. She enjoyed an active social life and volunteered her time to many causes close to her heart. But what she most enjoyed was being with her family.
Patricia is survived by her daughter, Annabel Chase and her husband Nathan of Kingston, MA and her grandchildren, Hannah and Aila Chase.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday June 2, 2018 at 10:00 am in St. Columba Berkeley Chapel at 55 Vaucluse Avenue in Middletown, RI.
Burial will be in the churchyard immediately following