In Memory of




Obituary for Patricia Dudienski (Clifford)

Patricia Dudienski, age 76, of Derby entered into rest on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at Bishop Wicke in Shelton. She is the devoted wife of 56 years of Stanley Dudienski. Patricia was born in Derby on March 30, 1947, daughter of the late Arthur and Marjorie (Leonard) Clifford, and lived in Derby for most of her life.

She worked as a beautician for many years, and drove a coffee truck known as the “Roach Coach”. Patricia loved flowers and enjoyed gardening and collecting knick-knacks. She loved to spend time with her family.

She is the beloved mother of Renee Mulligan and Gary Dudienski and his companion Mary Walsh, and proud grandmother of Amber Donovan and her husband Corey, and Jamie Mulligan and her fiance Sean Scanlon, and great-grandmother of Everly Scanlon. She also leaves two sisters, Peggy Behrle and her husband Geb, and Ann Orazietti, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may greet the family at the Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home, 253 Elizabeth Street, Derby on Monday from 4 to 6 PM. A funeral home service will begin on Tuesday at 10 AM, with burial to follow at St. Michaels Cemetery.
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