Patricia Tansey Clark, 63, of East Hampton, beloved wife of William Clark passed away Monday Sept. 10th at Middlesex Hospital. Born Oct. 15, 1954 in Hartford, she was the daughter of Roger and Gloria (Nelson) Tansey. Patricia was a 1975 graduate of Middlesex Hospital School of Nursing. Besides her loving husband she is survived by her two sons Ryan Clark and wife Britney of New Britain, Christopher Clark of Northampton, MA, her daughter Corinne Barney and husband Steven of East Hampton, three sisters Bonnie Sullivan of FL, Pamela Tansey of CA, and Shay Deforge of Ellington, many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Brian and Scott Sullivan.
Pat loved to spend time with her family and could often be found in the kitchen baking up a favorite family meal or sharing a treasured family recipe. She enjoyed a long career as a registered nurse and even in retirement carried on her passion for helping others and caring for the sick. She loved to travel and many of her fondest trips were to the beaches of Cape Cod, Rhode Island or the mountains of Maine. Pat enjoyed genealogy and spent time gathering data to update ancestry websites as well as mapping out her own heritage and Irish roots. Pat also enjoyed the quiet moments at home watching UCONN basketball, reading, knitting or visiting with her grandpups.
Pat will be sadly missed by Billy and her family. It is their hope that, you too, have been blessed with a Pat in your life. A private burial and celebration of life will be scheduled at the family’s convenience. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation at 8815 Conroy Windermere Rd, Suite 309, Orlando FL 32835 or at https://www.arthritis.org/about-arthritis/types/rheumatoid-arthritis/