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Patricia A. Hamel

February 24, 1955 - September 11, 2017

Service Date: September 20, 2017

Obituaries » Patricia A. Hamel

Haverhill – Patricia A. (Flood) Hamel, 62, formerly of Methuen, passed away September 11, 2017 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston with her loving family by her side.

Born in Methuen, she was the daughter of the late James and Marie (Benoit) Flood. She attended Methuen and Lawrence schools. Patricia has lived in Haverhill for the past 12 years. She was employed as a chef for many years at various restaurants throughout the Merrimack Valley and was a volunteer at the Salvation Army in Haverhill, providing meals and serving her community. Patricia loved helping people and had a big heart. She enjoyed watching her TV shows, but especially loved spending time with her family. Her grandchildren and her great grandchild meant the world to her and she will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


Patricia is survived by her daughter, Sandra Flood-Vanyo of Haverhill; Thomas Flood and Denise Velez of Lawrence; David Flood and Jennifer Beagley of Lexington, KY; her sister Carol Ricci of Salem, NH; six grandchildren, Savannah Flood, Elizabeth Flood, Katherine Flood, Alexis Flood, Patricia Flood, Patrick Flood; her great grandchild, Braylain Feliz; and her former husband, Leo Hamel of Methuen. She was predeceased by her siblings, Katherine Flood, Jean Flood, Shirley Rapagelia and James Flood.


Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service on Wednesday, September 20 at 11:00AM at the Salvation Army Church, 395 Main Street, Haverhill. Arrangements are by the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Donations may be made in her memory to the Salvation Army, 395 Main Street, Haverhill, MA 01830. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or