Patricia Hughes, 54, medical secretary

Patricia A. Hughes, 54 of Ridgefield, formerly of Norwalk, died on Monday, March 17, 2014 at her residence.

Patricia was born in Norwalk, April 12, 1959, a daughter of the late Donald and Alice (Bahr) Hughes.  She attended St. Thomas the Apostle School, Central Catholic High School, Norwalk High School and was a graduate of the Katharine Gibbs School of Norwalk.

A medical secretary and receptionist, she was last employed with Southern Connecticut Vascular Center of Stamford.

Patty, when not at work, enjoyed spending time with her family. She adored her niece and nephews. She will be sorely missed.

She is survived by three sisters, Kathleen A. Carlson and her husband, David of New Milford, Donna M. Fogelson of West Hartford and Lisa J. Hughes (Rojas) of Danbury; a niece, Taylor Cocchia of Danbury and four nephews, Jason Fogelson of Norwalk, DJ Cocchia, Leoncio Rojas and Justin Rojas all of Danbury.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 1 pm to 5 pm.

Contributions in Patricia’s memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101.