Patricia Fillingham Passes Away

Patricia Fillingham, a beloved staple at the Stone Soup open mike as well as a past feature and publisher of several books of poetry--both hers and others--with her imprint Wart Hog Press, passed away recently. On December 3rd, an impromptu tribute was given with the help of her children, David Fillingham and Debra Cash, who wish to thank all who attended and read from their mother's work.

A memorial service is planned for tonight, December 12th.

Boston area memorial serviceWednesday,
December 12, 2007 7:30-9:30 pm
First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist
404 Concord Ave.
Belmont, MA 02478
Office Telephone: 617 -484-1054

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After the new year, there will be a celebration in New Jersey, on January 7, 2008 evening starting at 7 p.m.

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Essex County
35 Cleveland Street, Orange, New Jersey 07050
Office Telephone: 973-674-0010.

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Memorial donations in Patricia’s memory may be sent to the American Civil Liberties Union.

Eulogies will be published on this website, and her work will be featured in the next issue of Spoonful. Anyone who wishes to submit words or poetry in tribute to Patricia Fillingham should email Stone Soup at stonesouppoetry@yahoo.com