Irene H. Patronie
Irene H. Patronie
  • October 19, 1918 - November 12, 2017
  • Danbury, Connecticut

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Irene Hrabcsak Patronie, 99 years old, of Danbury, CT, wife of the late John Patronie, died November 12, 2017 at Maplewood at Stony Hill in Bethel, CT. Mrs. Patronie was born in Bridgeport, CT October 19, 1918 a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Hrabcsak.

She began her career at Mallory's Hat Factory and other Danbury companies. For her last 40 years of employment she loved working with her brother Rudy, at his store, Rucon Kitchens. She worked until she was 90 years old.

She loved her parish, St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church where she was a member of the Altar Society and the Golden Dome bakers. She enjoyed baking with her fellow parishioners.

She is survived by her loving daughter Catherine Ferreira and her husband Jos; she is also survived by her granddaughter Irene who was the joy of her life. She lived with them until recently. She also leaves her sister-in-law's, Lucy Hrabcsak and Dolores Hrabcsak and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Patronie was predeceased by her husband, her brothers, Mike, Steve, Eddie, and Rudy and her sister, Mary.

There will be no calling hours. A funeral service will be held at St. Nicholas Church, 13 Pembroke Rd., Danbury, CT at 10:30 am on November 16, 2017. Burial will take place after the mass at St. Peter's Cemetery, Danbury.

We would like to thank all of the caregivers of our Mom. God bless you all. Contributions can be made to St. Nicholas Church, 13 Pembroke Rd., Danbury, CT 06811 or to a charity of one's choice.