Judith Schrober Pataky
Judith (Judy) Schrober Pataky, 82, a lifelong resident of Stamford, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018 in Branford after a brief illness. Born on November 27, 1935 in Stamford, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia Schrober.
Judy attended Stamford schools and Sacred Heart Academy. She was employed by the Stamford Public Schools for over 30 years and worked at KT Murphy School, Davenport Ridge and Westhill High School in the special Education Department.
She was a strong supporter of Operation Hope, supplying meals weekly for 15 years to the Fairfield Shelter. She was a talented artist and had a love of art, books and history. She has a lifelong love of animals. She was a woman of faith and was a parishioner of St. John Church in Darien. She has a wonderful sense of humor and many friends.
Judy is survived by her daughter Suzanne Schlegel and her husband Frank of Fairfield, CT and their three sons, Adam Schlegel of Boston, MA; Dane Schlegel of Fairfield and Jared Schlegel of Norwalk; her son Gregory Pataky and his wife Gina of Stratford, CT; her son Jeffrey and his wife Chrissie and his children Brendan Pataky and Lucas Pataky of Phoenix, AZ. She is also survived by her grandchildren Meghan Corder and her husband Preston and their two children Lindsey and Annie of Cary, NC and her grandson Christopher Pataky and his wife Kelley and their two children Abigail and Max also of Cary, NC.
She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years Raymond (Woo) Pataky; her eldest son Mark and her brother John.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Roman Catholic Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien. Interment will be private.
Donations can be made to the CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.