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Elizabeth H. Patrick, Longtime Darien Resident

Longtime Darien resident Elizabeth H. Patrick died Tuesday, June 7, at Yale-New Haven Hospital at the age of 95. Born in Arlington, Mass., on Oct. 29, 1915, she was the daughter of the late William and Pauline Hills.

Patrick went to Rollins College in Florida and the School of Fine Arts in Boston. She lived in Darien for 45 years, where she raised her children and was involved with Daughters of the American Revolution, scouting and the P.T.A. Her husband was the first selectman for 12 years. After a brief time in Florida, Patrick moved to Madison with her husband where she enjoyed reading, gardening and sketching.

Patrick is survived by a daughter, Dianne and husband Bruce Pentland of Guilford; a grandson, William Pentland of Guilford; and a daughter-in-law, Pamela Patrick of Norwalk.

A memorial service will be held at Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien, on Friday, June 17, at 11 a.m. Burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to the Alzheimer's Association , 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.

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