Dec. 25, 1920 – July 31, 2017
TACOMA — Patricia M. Langevin passed away peacefully at her home in Tacoma on Monday, July 31, 2017, in the company of close family.
She was born at St. Elizabeth hospital in Yakima on December 25, 1920, to Andrew J. and Helma Nelson Squier Jr. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in Yakima and attended both Yakima Valley College and St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing, receiving her R.N. degree in 1943.
She was married for 53 years to her high school sweetheart, Dr. William A. Langevin at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Yakima in 1943. Their legacy and loving family includes seven children, 18 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren, a number she would often proudly and accurately quote. They lived in Yakima most of their lives and retired to their longtime vacation home in Long Beach.
Patricia is preceded in death by her loving husband, William; her parents; sister Frances; brother Rev. Andrew J. Squier; sons, David J. and Andrew W. Langevin and his son Sean K. A. Langevin. She is survived by her daughters, Dianne E. Rieder, Suzanne P. Gardner and Judith A. Mackay; and sons, Patrick C. and Brian G. Langevin, their spouses and families.
Her Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Yakima on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at 10 a.m., preceded by the rosary at 9:30 a.m. Her inurnment ceremony will take place at Calvary Cemetery immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial contribution to the Rev. Andrew J. Squier Endowment fund at St. Frances Cabrini parish in Tacoma, Washington.