Carol Patrick, an English teacher at Holy Spirit High School in Absecon during the 1970's, 80's and 90's died at Shore Medical Center on Saturday, Jan 11.

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According to her obituary, Patrick, 78, and her family moved to Northfield in 1968,  and she began a more than 30-year teaching career at Holy Spirit High in the early 1970's.

Former students and faculty remembered Mrs. Patrick on the Holy Spirit High School Facebook page over the weekend.

I had the blessing of having her as a teacher and as a colleague. In both rolls she was exemplary. She is a truly beautiful spirit and I feel honored that I got to know her. The world is better that she was in it.

 

What a Fabulous teacher!!!! So kind and helpful!! Rest In Peace!!

 

She made such an impression on all of her students they will be always reminded how she influenced them! Rest In Peace and prayers to your family!

Patrick is also being remembered for her work in the community. She served on the Northfield Library Board and was a founding member of the Northfield Bicentennial Committee which later became known as the Northfield Cultural Committee. She wrote several pamphlets about the history of Northfield.

Patrick was a volunteer at the Northfield Museum in Birch Grove Park for many years.

Carol Patrick is survived by her husband of 54 years, Steve; her children, Beth, Meg  and Rob and three grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on from 1-3pm Friday, January 17, at Central United Methodist Church, 5 Marvin Ave, Linwood.

See Carol Patrick's obituary

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