Patricia R. Braman, age 72, of Worth Ave, formerly of Hillcrest Ave, Hamden, passed away on September 24, 2011 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. Patricia is survived by her husband Allan J. Braman; her daughter, Allison Alvandian & her husband Daniel of West Haven, her son Allan S. Braman & his wife Lisa of Clinton and grandchildren, Alexander & Eric Alvandian and Dustin & Blake Braman. Patricia was born in Fell Township, Pennsylvania on November 18, 1938, the daughter of the late Walter & Regina Potsom Ritzenak. She was formerly employed by New Haven Savings Bank, working in their Mortgage Department and subsequently worked for Simione & Simione CPAs/ Simione Consultants in Hamden as an Executive Assistant, where she retired from 2 years ago. Friends and relatives are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, Sept. 28th at 11:00 AM in the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, 321 Circular Ave, Hamden. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

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  1. Allan: So sorry to hear of Pat’s passing. Since Pat retired, it has never seemed the same to walk into the office and not have her behind the desk. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family

  2. Dear Al, Allison and Allan: I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. I have so many fond memories of Pat from our days at New Haven Savings Bank. Our trips to the Cape were always memorable and a source of so many laughs every time we got together in the years after Pat left the Bank. May your memories comfort you at this sad time. Barbara Potter

  3. Dear Alan, Allison, Allan and family So sorry to hear of your loss of Pat. Myself and my family send our very best to you at this trying time. Pat sure was one nice lady and is not suffering now. Sincerely, Ardith Nowak and family

  4. Dear Lisa and Al I am so very sorry that you’ve lost your beautiful Mother. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. Mary Maloy

  5. To Mr. Braman, Al, Lisa, Allison and all the family. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Your Mom was such a wonderful person! As a parent now, I cannot believe how she put up with me tagging along with the family for so many years. I will never forget how much fun it was or her overwhelming kindness. From the bottom of my heart, I wish you all the best memories. Sincerely, Jim Noel

  6. We are so sorry to hear of Pat’s passing. Pat was always helpful to us and ready to jump in to get the job done. We have missed her since her retirement and hope she shared her days with her grandchildren and family and friends. Pat, you will be remembered and in our hearts.

  7. Al & Family May the love and support of your friends and family carry you past this difficult time . Anne & John Landino & Family

  8. Dear Al, Lisa, Dustin and Blake, We are so sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers for your hearts to heal from this sudden sadness. Call us if you ever need to talk. Love you all!

  9. Dear Allison, Mr. Braman, and Allan: My deepest sympathy and prayers are with all of you and your family at this time. I will always remember your mother (wife) with her smiling face and always being there for all the neighborhood girl friends… She will be missed but she is at peace now. Love always, Mary Lynn

  10. Dear Al, Allison, Alan and grandchildren. I was sadden to hear of Pat’s sudden passing. May your many wonderful memories console you and your family, as she will stay in your hearts forever.

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