Obituary of Mary Patricia (Hedden) Coddington
Mary Patricia (Hedden) Coddington, 87, passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021 at her daughter's home in Hamilton.
Born and raised in Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Canada, Patricia moved to Stirling, NJ in 1954. She later moved to South Plainfield were she raised her eight children.
She worked as a secretary for the former Muhlenberg Regional Hospital in Plainfield and JFK Medical Center in Edison, retiring at the age of 50.
In 1981, she married her late spouse Albert Coddington and the two relocated to Camden, Maine.
Pat enjoyed quilting, painting and doll making among making many other crafts. In addition, Pat was an award winning quilter in Maine.
Predeceased by her husband, Al, daughter, Diane Hedden and three brothers Bill, Terry, and Dave Kelly; Pat is survived by daughters, Terri Christ and her husband John of South Plainfield, Kelly Reddington and her husband Neil of Hamilton, Debra Parenty and her husband Jeffrey of Wanamassa; sons John Hedden of Bound Brook, Frederick Hedden and his wife Arlene of Mays Landing, James Hedden and his wife Erika of Scotch Plains and Daniel Hedden of Edison and sister, Caroline Dow and her husband Ron of New Brunswick, Canada. Pat will also be missed by her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition, also surviving are Albert Coddington’s two children, Pamela DeHart of Pittman and Thomas of MD.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 beginning at 11am in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home for Funerals 2425 Plainfield Ave. South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Interment will follow at Holy Redeemer Cemetery, South Plainfield, NJ.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 4-8pm in the funeral home.
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