Patricia Durkin

Obituary of Patricia P. Durkin

Patricia (Matusick) Durkin, 84, of Danbury, wife of the late John Durkin, died at Danbury Hospital on Thursday, April 202023.  She was born in Shenandoah, PA on June 29, 1938, daughter of the late John and Laura (Piekarsky) Matusick. 

Patricia enjoyed working for the Danbury Public Schools, in the cafeteria.  She was currently at Pembroke School. 

A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, her happiest moments were with her family.

She will be sadly missed by her four children, Chris Durkin (Lorraine), Sandy Ballard, Ron Durkin (Nancy), and Kathy Ditscher (Andy); her grandchildren, Eric Durkin, Jessica Balogh (Ryan), Riley Pollard (Nik), Kelsey Durkin, Hailey and Jacob Ditscher; and her three great grandchildren, Paisley, Layla, and Erin. 

The family will receive friends at the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White Street, Danbury on Thursday between the hours of 5:00 – 7:00pm. 

Burial in St. Casmir Cemetery, Shenandoah, PA, will take place at a later date. 

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Veteran’s organization of your choice. 




5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 27, 2023
Cornell Memorial Home
247 White Street
Danbury, Connecticut, United States
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