Patricia (Hanley) Dunay

Patricia (Hanley) Dunay, 84, of Stafford Springs passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Johnson Memorial Hospital.

She was born on May 27, 1928, in Stafford Springs, where she lived all her life and raised her family, to the late William and Mary (Cunningham) Hanley. Pat retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a rural route carrier after 20 years. She was a member of St. Edward Parish and the Stafford Senior Center. Her hobbies included traveling, knitting, crocheting, crossword puzzles, reading, and above all, spending time with her family.

Pat is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Michael E. Dunay Sr.; seven children, Barbara Consolini and her husband, Jerry, of West Springfield, Mass., Michael E. Dunay Jr., Patricia Ducharme and her husband, William, and Margaret DeCicco and her husband, Peter, all of Stafford Springs, Ann Satkowski and her husband, David, of Deerfield, Mass., Judith Zelz and her husband, John, of Crystal Lake, Ill., and Timothy Dunay and his wife, Yvonna, of Midland, Texas; 18 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, William Hanley, Mary Galotto, and Barbara Aubochon.

Her funeral will be held on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, with a procession forming by 10 a.m. at Introvigne Funeral Home, Inc., 51 E. Main St., Stafford Springs, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Edward Church, High Street, Stafford Springs. Burial will follow in St. Edward Cemetery.

Calling hours are on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Edward School Memorial Fund, 6 Benton St., Stafford Springs, CT 06076.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Feb. 14 to Feb. 18, 2013