Patricia Higgins

Memorial Visiting Hours

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, November 11, 2023
Riposta Funeral Home
182 Waldo Avenue
Belfast, Maine, United States

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm
Sunday, November 12, 2023
Veracity Chapel
Main Street
Morrill, Maine, United States

Obituary of Patricia H. Higgins

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Patricia H. (Harding) Higgins, age 86, passed away peacefully November 4, 2023 due to cancer.  She was born in China, Maine. is a graduate of Erskine Academy and Thomas Business School.  She married her life time love Milton Higgins in 1955.  Together in 1964 they moved to Belmont and raised their six children. 

Patricia will be remembered for her passionate love for her family, church family and community of friends.  She was teased that she never met a stranger, just friends she hadn’t hugged yet. 

Her main hobby was people and her life’s purpose was to spread God’s love with a servant’s heart. 

Patricia is predeceased by her parents Lawrence and Gladys Harding of China and in-laws Roland and Muriel Higgins of Albion.  Siblings, Dennis Harding, Nelson Harding and Muriel Adams of China. 

Her beloved husband, Milton Higgins Sr., and Daughters  Sandra Littlefield of Charlotte and Sally Higgins of Belmont.   


Patricia is survived by her sisters Marilyn Levesque, Priscilla Gould and brother in- law Allen Higgins.  Her children Susan and Dale Finley of Northport, Sharon and Carmen Torrey of Dawsonville GA, Shirley and David Diepenbrock of Deltona FL. and Milton and Wendy Higgins Jr. of Swanville. 

Patricia has 14 Grandchildren 

Sonja, Crissy, Amanda, Victoria, James, Travis, Patrick, Carmen Rae, Anna, Tristan, Caitie, Ashley, John and Elias. Plus 18 Great-Grand Children and many Nieces and Nephews. All of these she loved and touched deeply. 


Please join us for a visitation Saturday November 11, 2023 from 2 to 4 pm at Riposta Funeral home in Belfast and a Celebration of Life on Sunday, November 12th, 2pm at Veracity Chapel (Morrill Baptist Church) in Morrill Me.    


In lieu of flowers gifts can be sent for the new church building for the Ivanga people of Papua New Guinea at (

Or to the Childhood Evangelism Fellowship Neighborhood House in Belfast Maine.


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