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In Memory of

Patricia J. Anderson

September 22, 1940 - August 3, 2017

Obituary


Patricia J. Hoyt Anderson, 76, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2017, after a long illness. She was born in Stamford, CT, and was a lifelong resident of Fairfield, CT she was predeceased by her husband, Daniel Anderson, Sr., and brother, Lawrence W. Hoyt Jr. Pat was a gifted artist and served as a volunteer art director for the PTA at McKinley Elementary in Fairfield. She had, on occasion, worked part time at Bridge House in Bridgeport, CT serving lunches to the residents. She was an original dancer on the TV show American Bandstand in...

Patricia J. Hoyt Anderson, 76, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2017, after a long illness. She was born in Stamford, CT, and was a lifelong resident of Fairfield, CT she was predeceased by her husband, Daniel Anderson, Sr., and brother, Lawrence W. Hoyt Jr. Pat was a gifted artist and served as a volunteer art director for the PTA at McKinley Elementary in Fairfield. She had, on occasion, worked part time at Bridge House in Bridgeport, CT serving lunches to the residents. She was an original dancer on the TV show American Bandstand in the late 1950's. In addition to dancing, she enjoyed her music (especially the music of James Taylor), bingo, her sweets, and she loved her children.
She is survived by her six children: Donna Anderson (and her companion Mike Jacabacci), Daniel Anderson, Jr., Cara Marsilio (her husband Rick), Cynthia Gabris, Sharene Genest (her husband Wayne), and Kathleen Anderson-Solicito, a brother, Richard Hoyt, a sister, Joyce Hoyt-Pagano (her husband Rich), and sister-in-law, Florence (Sis) Hoyt. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren: Anthony, Andrew, Kyle, Kelsey, Ryan, Samuel, Daniel, and Anna Maria, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher & Son Community Funeral Home, 315 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT on Monday, August 7th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in memory of Patricia Anderson to the American Lung Association, 45 Ash Street, East Hartford, CT 06108.