Obituary: Patricia Cooney Buckley Fazi, 75, of Ridgefield

Patricia Cooney Buckley Fazi, 75, of Ridgefield, CT passed away peacefully on June 11, 2018 at Danbury Hospital. She was the loving wife of Alan A. Fazi.

Patricia was born Camden, New Jersey on September 13, 1942. She graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a Degree in Sociology. Upon graduation she was employed as a Social Worker by the State of New Jersey in Camden, NJ.

A resident of Ridgefield since 1977, Patricia then worked for the State of Connecticut as a Labor Department Director. Upon her retirement in 1998 she enjoyed traveling across the country and abroad. She was an avid reader of mystery and suspense novels.

She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Alan and her son and daughter-in-law Kevin and Holly Barrios Buckley of New Canaan, CT and her 3 grandchildren Harrison, Olivia and Max Buckley. She is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Ted Guzik of New Jersey, many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her father and mother, Joseph and Marie Cole Cooney, and her brother Thomas Cooney and his wife Judy, all of New Jersey.

Friends will be received on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 2:30 to 4:30 PM at Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah Street, RIdgefield. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: