1920 – 2022
Brooklyn – Kathryn “Kay” Scanlon, 101, formerly of Vina Ln., died Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at Pierce Memorial Baptist Home. She was the loving wife of the late Thomas F. Scanlon, Jr. Born in Stamford, she was the only child of the late Winfield and Mary (O’Neill) Klingenberg.
Mrs. Scanlon was a graduate of Port Chester High School in New York and the Juilliard School of Music in New York City. She had performed as a church soloist and appeared on concert stages and in opera productions. Kay has also been a professional dancer and teacher of dance.
For many years, she Co-owned and operated the Norwalk Optical Company with her late husband.
She moved to Brooklyn in 2009 to be closer to her family after the passing of her husband.
Mrs. Scanlon was a former member of the Norwalk Hospital Women’s Board, Shore & Country Club, Shorehaven Golf Club, and Silvermine Golf Club.
Kathryn is survived by her sons, Kevin Patrie and his wife Patricia of Glenmoore, PA and Todd Patrie and his wife Lorraine of Pomfret Center; her four grandchildren, Timothy Patrie and his wife Kristin of Hagerstown, MD, Kathleen Patrie of Glenmore, PA, Elizabeth Picard and her husband Jon of Waterford, and Katelyn Simpson and her husband Ben of Talbott, TN; and her six great grandchildren, Chayson and Isabel Patrie, Charlotte and Olivia Picard, and Rozlyn and Imogen Simpson.
Funeral arrangements are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.
Love you so much Gram.
Norwalk will forever miss Kay & Tom. The two of them are dancing away in heaven now.