portrait picture for Jennie L. Patchen

Wake:Friday, December 6th, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM in the Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT.Mass:Saturday, December 7th, at 10:00 AM in St Francis of Assisi Church, 35 Norfield Road, Weston, CT.Interment:St. John Cemetery, 25 Camp Avenue, Darien, CT.

Jennie L. Patchen


December 11, 1915 ~ December 03, 2013

 Jennie L. Patchen, 97, wife of the late Daniel F. Patchen, Sr. of Norwalk, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013, at her home in Weston.

Born on December 11th, 1915, in New Canaan, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Rose Caccavella of Springdale, CT.

She was elected the First Selectwoman of the City of Norwalk, was a Justice of the Peace, worked in the Office Registrar, and was a homemaker.

Jennie is survived by; her sons, Daniel F. Patchen, Jr. of Fort Meyers, FL, Robert J. Patchen and his wife Donna of Milford, CT, Richard C. Patchen and his wife Kathy of Weston, CT; Grandchildren, Daniel Kenneth Patchen of Norwalk, Tammi Ann Patchen of Milford, CT, Barbara Patchen Hayes and her husband Michael of Weston, CT, Christopher Patchen of Weston, CT, Tracie Patchen Wain and her husband Adam of Phoenix, AZ; 10 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 7th, at 10:00 AM in St Francis of Assisi Church, 35 Norfield Road, Weston, CT. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, 25 Camp Avenue, Darien, CT. Friends may call Friday, December 6th, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM in the Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT.

  1. I was sorry to read this, having lived across the road from the Patchen family in Norwalk. Mrs. Patchen was a kind woman, and very elegant in her manner. My condolences to her family.

    December 5, 2013
    David Bolton -
  • Tracie my condolences and thoughts go out to you and your family. May your grandmother rest in peace.

    December 6, 2013
    Olivia Serrano -
  • My deepest sympathies to all the family. I will always remember Mrs. Patchen with a smile on her face. Good memories.
    My thoughts and love to all.

    December 6, 2013
    Judy Nestora -
  • Rich and family,

    So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I have some very sweet memories of her, she was always a kind and sweet lady. My thoughts and prayers to all of you. May your wonderful memories of her and her wonderful life comfort you in this time of sorrow.

    December 6, 2013
    Nancy Ruggieri Suttenberg -
  • I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the entire Patchen family. Jennie was a kind, friendly, caring woman whom I was lucky to have known. She will be missed by her family and friends.

    December 7, 2013
    Carol Hull -
  • Danny,

    I was so saddened to just read of the passing of your Mom. I remember her from back to n the Late 50’s, she was a lovely Lady and I always admired her.

    In deepest sympathy,

    Andi

    July 13, 2016
    Andi Aaronson McCabe -
  • So sorry for your loss and may she be with Danny sr. again as you could see the love they shared with each other as I remember as a 12 yr old stock boy at the Patchen Bros. Market. RIP Mrs. Patchen.

    April 18, 2017
    Jeffrey Bartolo -
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