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Patricia ‘Patty’ Ruth (Strattman) Nash

WINSTED — Patricia “Patty” Ruth (Strattman) Nash, 61, wife of David A, Nash of Winsted, died at home Aug. 2, 2019, surrounded by her loving family, after a long illness. 

Patty was born Dec. 24, 1957, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to Irving Samuel and Anne Francis(Hall) Strattman, but was raised by her loving grandparents, Harold B. and Mary E. Strattman in East Canaan. She graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School in 1975.

After graduation, Patty did a bit of traveling to different parts of the country. She also tried her hand at all kinds of jobs from mechanic to real estate and finally became a Certified Nursing Assistant, which she thoroughly enjoyed. 

She met her husband, Dave, in January 1993 and they married July 4, 2002. Her hobbies were helping Dave restore their house to its original splendor, and poetry, some of which has been published. She also had a great love for God and had read her Bible every day and could recite certain passages verbatim. 

Besides her husband, Dave, she leaves two sisters, Mary Anne Mathison of Morristown, Tenn., and Helen E. Richardson of Falls Village; one aunt, Mary E. Osborne of Norfolk; her in-laws; several cousins, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews; as well as her two cats, Ninja and Peanut. 

She was predeceased by her sister, Ida Cynthia Strattman.

There will be no calling hours and burial will be at the convenience of the family. 

Memorial donations can be made to the Vet Care Fund, Attn: Dee, Sand Road Animal Hospital, Falls Village, CT 06031 (www.sandroadanimals.com). 

Montano-Shea Funeral Home in Winsted is in charge of arrangements. To sign the online guestbook, go to www.montano-shea.com.