Helen P. Darby
March 23, 1929 – September 29, 2019
H. Patricia (Pat) Darby East Haddam, Ct. - Pat Darby age 90, passed away peacefully September 29th at Chestelm Health and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family. Formerly from Scotia, N.Y., Pat was born and raised in Newark, N.J. where she met her loving husband of 55 years; Lee. After being transferred with GE to Schenectady, Pat and Lee raised their 4 children in Scotia. Pat was always active in musical and theater groups, both in N.Y. and their retirement home in Punta Gorda, Florida. She and Lee were avid sailors; enjoying the waters of Lake George, Lake Champlain and the coast of Florida for many years. Pat is survived by her children; Claire Haskins, Gregg (Debra), Jeanne (Tom) and Scott; and also 8 grandchildren. Pat's family would like to acknowledge and offer a very special thank you to daughter Claire for her oversight and devotion to Mom's care and well being over the last several years. A Mass of Christian Burial and reception in Pat's memory will be held Thursday, October 3rd at 11:00am in Christ the King Church, 1 McCurdy Road, Old Lyme, CT. Memorial gifts may be made to a charity of one's choice. The Fulton-Theroux Funeral Service, Old Lyme, CT has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit www.fultontherouxoldlyme.com for tributes and directions.
- Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, October 3, 2019