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Patricia Murphy, 70, of Fairfield, passed away on August 27, 2013 in her sleep at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport. Pat was born November 12, 1942 in Texas, the daughter of the late Francis and Frances Murphy. She completed college and obtained her paralegal degree from Sacred Heart University.
Prior to her retirement, Pat worked at the non-profit, STAR, Inc. for over ten years. Pat was a passionate quilter and enjoyed being a member of the Embroiders' Guild of America.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Stapp and her husband, Dave Oxhorn of Brooklyn, NY; her son-in-law, Paul Mignini of Aubrey, TX; her two grandchildren, Sean Stapp of Mankato, MN and Caitlyn Mignini of Aubrey, TX; her sister Kathleen Murphy Keedy and her husband, Dan of Haslett, MI and her brother, Ric Murphy of Buffalo Grove, IL. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cynthia Mignini of Aubrey, TX.
A Memorial Service will be held in the fall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Selwyn College Preparatory School, Development Office, 3333 West University Drive, Denton, TX 76207 where her daughter, Cynthia taught and where her grandchildren attended.
Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road in Fairfield has been entrusted with the arrangements. To send an online condolence, please visit www.shaughnesseybanks.com
Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Fairfield
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Fairfield, CT 06430
Published in The Hour on Aug. 30, 2013