Patricia A. Connelly of Riverhead died on May 1, 2023. She was 84 years old. Born on March 11, 1939, Patricia was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband Robert J. Connelly; her children Robert J. Connelly Jr., Terry Ann Connelly (married to James DiSalvo), Brian Connelly (married to Bonnie), and Jackie Doskoez (married to Stan); her sister Rita Mugavin; six grandchildren Nicholas (Amy), Daniel, Alex, Justin, Nora, and Molly; and one great-grandchild Cayleigh.
Patricia was predeceased by her father Patrick Flaherty, mother Mary Hess, brothers Richard Flaherty, William Flaherty, Larry Flaherty, and sister Joanne Hruska.
Her family said she was a kind, nurturing soul who always put others before herself. She found joy in taking care of her family, and her strength and resilience were admired by those who knew her.
The family will receive visitors on Thursday, May 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home, 406 E. Main St, Riverhead.