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|Patterson, Diann Darcy||
Wolcott – Diann Darcy Patterson, 54, of Wolcott, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 13, 2013 at her home.
Diann was born on May 3, 1959, in Danbury, daughter of Leonard Darcy and the late Helen (Walton) Darcy. She worked for many years at 7-Eleven on Meriden Road in Waterbury as a Manager before a work-related injury left her disabled. Diann loved and cherished her son Wills and was very devoted to him. She enjoyed playing the guitar, singing and composing her own music. She enjoyed hiking and being outdoors. Diann loved her dogs and cats and enjoyed their comfort and loyalty while she was ill. She possessed a natural ability to make one laugh with her corky ways and wit.
Besides her father Leonard and his wife Lorraine of Cheshire, she is survived by a son, Willard I. Patterson and his kind companion Angie; a brother, Leonard Darcy III and his wife Donna of Eagle Bridge, N.Y.; sister, Roxann Darcy Vaillancourt of Prospect; brother, Patrick Darcy and his wife Donna of North Haven; sister, Carey Darcy Bjornberg and her husband Paul of Wallingford; and several nieces and nephews. Diann is also survived by a best friend, Angie Iacoviello of Wolcott. She will be greatly missed by her family, many friends, and health aids that grew to be fond of her.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday at Woodtick Memorial, 420 Woodtick Rd. Wolcott, Conn. from 5 to 8 p.m. Friends may gather on Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home for a service to be held at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery in Cheshire.
In lieu of flowers, Diann’s son wishes that contributions be made in dedication to: Theanimalcenter.org for online contributions or The Animal Center, P.O. Box 475, Newtown, CT 06470. This fund is in Catherine Violet Hubbard’s memory, a baby that lost her life while attending school in Newtown. Catherine loved animals also. To leave words of comfort to Diann’s family, please visit www.woodtickmemorial.com.