The Daily Me


PALMYRA—Patricia Richards Temple, 87, passed on to be with the Lord on January 11, 2011 at the Sebasticook Valley Health Care Facility in Pittsfield. She was born February 13, 1923 in Campbellton, New Brunswick, a daughter of George and Muriel (Libby) Richards. She graduated from Newport High School, Class of 1940, and married Arnold Willard Temple of Palmyra, her high-school sweetheart, on April 30, 1941. Pat was a life-long resident of Palmyra where she and her husband raised their four children.

Pat will be remembered for her wonderful loving spirit and the gift of her music that she so joyfully shared with loved ones. She knew no strangers and shared her love and music with everyone in her life.

She is survived by her two daughters, two sons, and their families; Mary Ann Temple Lizotte and her husband Lionel of Clinton, Marilyn Temple Tardy and her husband Robert of Palmyra, Maurice Willard Temple and Lisa Guilinelli of Palmyra, and Michael Arnold Temple and his wife Nancy of Hampden; ten grandchildren, Stephanie Temple Lizotte of South Royalston, MA, Amanda Ambrose of West Boxford, MA, Joshua Abraham Tardy of Newport, Jason Isaac Tardy of Palmyra, Jared Levi Tardy of Byfield, MA, Jessica Temple Tardy of Cambridge, MA, Adam Gabriel Temple of Plymouth, Lucus Eli Temple of Jonesport, Kaili Temple Dilts of Manhattan, NY, and Alex Michael Temple of Long Beach, NY; eight great grandchildren, all of whom had the privilege of knowing their loving “Great Gram”. She was predeceased by her husband in 1998.

There will be no visiting hours at this time. Private spring graveside services will be held Palmyra Village Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sebasticook Valley Health Care Patient Activity Fund, 167 Leighton Street, Pittsfield, ME 04967 Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may leave written tributes at

Back Print Page
The Daily Me * 122 Number 10 Road * Dexter, Maine 04930 * 207.924.3067
Copyright 1997-15, All Rights Reserved * Owned & Operated by Judy Craig Consulting * Updated: .
Powered by Maine Hosting Solutions