Patricia Kamholz, 87, longtime resident of Amherst, NH, and recent resident of the Merrimack Nursing Home in Boscawen, NH, died on July 16, 2015, following a period of declining health. Mrs. Kamholz was surrounded by many members of her family and was blessed with a peaceful death.
She was born in Boston, MA on January 7, 1928, as the daughter of John and Josephine (Gallant) Minnahan.
Mrs. Kamholz served as a volunteer for several organizations, primarily the Heart and Cancer Funds, and worked for many years as a sale associate for Millers Department Store in Nashua, NH. She and her husband, Donald, were longtime active parishioners at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church in Nashua and later, St. John Neumann in Amherst.
Mrs. Kamholz enjoyed hosting family gatherings, cooking and entertaining, as well as working in her garden and sharing time with her dog "Heidi." She also enjoyed fashion design and interior design.
Members of her family include her husband, Donald, and their three daughters: Maureen Thibodeau of Weare, NH, Donna Urquhart of Milford, NH and Patricia Gebauer of Frankfurt, Germany; seven grandchildren: Jason, Christina, Michael, Nicole, Gregory, Eric, JamieLynn and one great-grandchild, Owen. She was predeceased by her parents and by her twin brother, John Minnahan.
A memorial Mass was held on Sunday, July 26th at St. John Neumann in Amherst, NH.
A private celebration her life was held for family and close friends on Sunday, July 19th.
Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester, NH is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to your local Animal Shelter.
To send an online message of condolence, please go to www.lambertfuneral home.com.