Patricia Svehlak, age 71, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on February 14th 2022 after a prolonged illness. Pat was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt. She was married and survived by her beloved husband John Svehlak 51 years. John and Patty had a wonderful love story that included travel, camping and many adventures. Patty’s daughter Dawn and her granddaughter Breonna, were her life and were always at the forefront of her plans.
Patty was an employee of Chromium Process in Shelton for 30 years and was manager of Bulk Chrome for 20 years. After leaving Chromium Process, Pat was employed by Walmart in Waterbury working with many talented staff and making many friends. Patty enjoyed family picnics, bowling, pinochle, jigsaw puzzles, and was always up for camping, shopping, and sharing stories with her family. Patty was honest with her opinions, and you never wondered what she was thinking. Patty was steadfast in her love for her family and always enjoyed their time together.
Patty is survived by John her husband of 51 years, her daughter Dawn (Alan), her granddaughter Breonna, who she loved beyond measure, best friend sister Cheryl Crosby, brother Dennis Beam, brother in law Eddy Svehlak, nieces, Julie (Phillip) Nelson, godmother to Karen Crosby, and nephews, Mark (Tammy), Tommy (Crystal) Crosby, honorary grandmother to Averi and several great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father and mother James and Doris Beam and brothers, James, Paul and David Beam.
Patty was a wonderful woman with wit and grit. You never had to worry what Patty was thinking. She told you in a heartbeat. Patty always worked hard and showed up … she never let her friends or family down. She will be celebrated by her family in a private ceremony to honor her life.
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