Carolyn Patricia Condon
1947 – 2020
Carolyn Patricia Condon, of New London, beloved wife of David Duranti, died Friday, Jan. 17, surrounded by family and friends, after a long illness. Born in New London in 1947, she was the daughter of the late Thomas P. and Mary Carolyn Macdonald Condon. She attended St. Mary School and St. Bernard High School, later earning two associate degrees from Mitchell College and a bachelor’s degree from Post University. She worked for many years for the City of New London, rising to the position of Cost Accounting Supervisor in the Finance Department before retiring in 2005. Pat was an avid golfer and bowler. She was a skilled amateur artist, rabid Red Sox fan and proud Irish-American. She was devoted to her family and was a companion and caregiver to her mother. In addition to her husband, she is survived by four siblings and nine in-laws: Thomas J. and Anne Condon of West Hartford, Deirdre Wyeth of New York, Garret and Daria Condon of West Hartford, Brian Condon of New London, Sherri Condon of New London, Virginia McGehee Condon of Colchester, Vermont, Richard and Patricia Duranti of Quaker Hill and Pat Duranti and Craig Walker of Ocala, Fla. She also is survived by her stepson, Dayne Duranti, his partner Melanie Duranti, and their children Jackson and Logan, of Westerly, R.I. She also leaves five nieces and nephews and their spouses: Carolyn and Matt Jacobs of Fairfield, Clare Condon-Grade and Aaron Grade of Chicopee, Mass., John Condon of Chicago, May Wyeth of New York and Thomas L. Condon of Los Angeles. She also leaves a grand nephew, William Jacobs, of Fairfield. She was predeceased by her brothers David and Jim Condon and her brother-in-law, John Wyeth. The family would like to thank the many skilled and compassionate professionals at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital for the care and kindness they provided. Calling hours will be from 10 to noon on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Ave., New London. A short service will be conducted at the funeral home. Private interment will be at the discretion of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The New London Homeless Hospitality Center (www.nlhhc.org) or the ALS Association of Connecticut (webct.alsa.org).