Greta Patten

Greta Patten, age 75, of Saugus and formerly of Lynn, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.

Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Albert E. Bullerwell and Louise H. (Russo) Bullerwell and sister of the late Albert C. Bullerwell.

She leaves behind 5 children – Theresa Bullerwell and her partner, James DiMinico, Tammy Desrosiers, Michael Patten, Erica (Patten) Gonsalves and her husband Rusty, and John Patten and his wife Michelle; 5 grandchildren, Zachary, Kallie, Gia, Jewellian and Evan; and 1 great-grandchild, Christopher.

Greta worked as a florist, loved to garden and research her genealogy.

There will be a celebration of life held at a later date.

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  1. Cathy Frederick on April 3, 2017 at 1:01 am

    She was my favorite cousin!!❤️❤️❤️❤️

  2. Colleen Donovan on April 3, 2017 at 1:08 am

    My deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother Teri and family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Teri on April 3, 2017 at 1:09 am

    I love you more than words can say I will miss you

  4. Dena on April 3, 2017 at 1:15 am

    What a great lady! Love and hugs to you all!

  5. Star Nelson on April 3, 2017 at 1:29 am

    So sorry for you loss
    My thoughts and prayers are with her family

  6. Erica on April 3, 2017 at 1:34 am

    Love and miss you Greta

  7. Jayne Taylor on April 3, 2017 at 2:26 am

    So sorry Teri ?

  8. Diane Sullivan on April 3, 2017 at 2:54 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss she was a very sweet woman

  9. Brandy on April 3, 2017 at 3:34 am

    So sorry to hear of your loss Teri . Our thoughts are with you, Jimmy and your family. Xoxo.

  10. One of your 5 favorites. on April 3, 2017 at 5:56 am

    Love you Mom

  11. Chris Bullerwell Nicholson on April 3, 2017 at 9:45 am

    Will miss you. You were the BEST sister-in-law I have ever had.
    Deepest sympathies to the whole family

  12. Tracy on April 3, 2017 at 10:44 am

    Had the privilege of Tootie being a part of my life growing up, and now the privilege of being a best friend to her daughter. She will be missed by many but her life lives on in her children and grandchildren.

  13. Linda Jean Patten on April 3, 2017 at 10:52 am

    So sorry for your loss Erica and Terri and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  14. Annie on April 3, 2017 at 11:39 am

    So sorry! She was always so nice!

  15. ann whittredge on April 3, 2017 at 12:55 pm

    Toot going to miss talking to you we were close as cousins way back then when we were little and later in life you introduced me to my husband now you can watch over Al and all the family

  16. Norman Mitchell on April 3, 2017 at 1:25 pm

    So sorry for your loss. She was such a beautiful person inside and out. So very loved by all that knew her. I know i will miss her dearly. As long as she is in our thoughts she is never really gone. Her brother Al will be happy to see her until she makes him start to behave.

  17. Nicki and Brian Darisse on April 3, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    We are so very sorry for the loss of such a beautiful person inside and out. Never forget all our wonderful times dancing. She will forever be in our hearts. Love and prayers to all of you through this very difficult time. ❤

  18. Priscilla (Russo) Fitzgerald on April 3, 2017 at 7:27 pm

    Toot – I hope you can give me the answers from where you are! How will I ever remember who is who without you! Hug Al for me, I miss him and everyone in our family who has passed. We’ll have a drink for you and Butch at our family reunion this year!

  19. Steve Auger on April 4, 2017 at 9:20 am

    Sincere condolences from the Auger family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  20. Donna Early and family on April 4, 2017 at 11:21 am

    Our deepest sympathies on the loss of a great lady, she will be greatly missed. May she rest in peace.
    Love to all.

  21. Eve Silva Jones on April 4, 2017 at 12:41 pm

    No greater loss then a mother … may your hearts be light filled with her memories may God bless each of you at this time.. sending love Tammy & Zach. From Colorado
    The Jones family

  22. Douglas Green on April 4, 2017 at 2:44 pm

    May God bring comfort and strength to your family.

  23. Raquel Gonsalves on April 4, 2017 at 6:11 pm

    Such a sad loss… Such a Beautiful Lady
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all…

  24. Tammy on April 19, 2017 at 9:02 pm

    Miss you so much mom, I find my self still picking up the phone to call you to tell you about a new series, Im proud to be so much like you , maybe a little to much sometimes, I love you 🙂

  25. Dan Keohane on May 31, 2017 at 11:58 pm

    Rest In Peace.

  26. . on January 8, 2018 at 5:24 pm

    Thinking of you.

  27. Tammy Desrosiers on July 5, 2021 at 7:08 pm

    Im still crying today and it’s been four years . Even though we never saw eye to eye , but at the same time we were so much alike . I miss you so much my mother . My dad just past March 9 2021 . Keep him company will you , he was so lonely and loved you till the end . I love you and miss you so much . Life’s been hard with out you to talk to . See you again . Love you always .
    Your daughter

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