Obituary: Patricia Marie Ryan, 59, of Monroe

Patricia Marie Ryan, age 59, of Monroe, passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2013.

Born in Bridgeport on January 15, 1954, she was a daughter of Thomas H. Ryan of Stratford and the late Shirley Sheehan Ryan.

Patty lived at the Dan Smith House in Monroe and was a former Stratford resident.

She loved music and dancing with her family at the Dan Smith House.

In addition to her father, survivors include a sister, K. Sharon Orsini and her husband Gerald of Shelton, four nieces, Kimberley Cody of Stratford, Bonnie Boyle of Fairfield, Jennifer Balogh of Fairfield and Kristy Lechtenberg of Memphis, TN as well as eight grand nieces and nephews.

She was pre-deceased by a brother, Thomas M. Ryan.

The family would like to thank the staff of the ICU and SICU and both the 6th and 9th floors at Bridgeport Hospital and the care givers at the Dan Smith House for their care and compassion. Friends are invited to meet directly in Our Lady of Grace Church, 497 Second Hill Lane, Stratford on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial.  Inurnment will follow in St. Michael Cemetery, Stratford. Family and friends may call on Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at

The Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kennedy Center, Attn: Development Fund, 2440 Reservoir Ave., Trumbull, CT  06611.

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