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Jill Lynne Pedrick

June 7, 1972 — February 4, 2024

Jill Lynne Pedrick, 51, of Westwood, Massachusetts, died by suicide on February 4, 2024. She is loved and remembered by her son, Julian Pedrick Lessard of Chestnut Hill, MA, her mother, Judith (Bostwick) Zafft of Portsmouth, RI, her sister, the Rev. Jennifer L. Pedrick of Portsmouth, RI, her nieces, Lydia and Isabella Pedrick DeAngelo, her former husband, Shane Lessard of Chestnut Hill, MA and her father Daniel Webster Pedrick of Tequesta, Florida. She has countless family and friends who are heart broken and will miss her.

Jill was born in Ocala, FL on June 7, 1972. She grew up in Crystal River, FL and graduated from high school in Waynesboro, PA. She graduated from Hobart and William Smith College in 1994. Jill earned her MSW from Salem State University in 2011. She was proud of her work as a Clinical Social Worker at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Her family was proud of her too. Jill was a creative soul with artistic and culinary gifts that we will always remember. She loved music, art museums, nature and the beach - especially when shared with her son and family.

A Requiem Eucharist, followed by burial in the churchyard, will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 11:00 am at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 324 East Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI. The service will be livestreamed at

Donations in her memory may be made to Jeff's Place, a Bereavement Center for children, families and individuals.

An online tribute is found at
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