Lanigan, Patricia Ann Pat, a 17 year resident of Stamford, died Jan. 10, 2017 at her home at Sunrise Stamford following a 3 year struggle with the effects of a major stroke and more recently Pancreatic cancer. Pat was born July 29, 1943 to the late Edward J and Helen (Casey) Lanigan, was raised in Port Chester, NY and graduated from Our Lady of Mercy Grammar School and School of the Holy Child (Rye). She earned a BSN from Salve Regina College (Newport, RI) and a MPH and MHA from Boston University. Pat began her nursing career with the Westchester County Dept. of Health as a Public Health Nurse and then joined the Discharge Planning Dept. at Grasslands Hospital, Valhalla. In Boston, Pat worked at Boston University Medical Center as a Continuity of Care Coordinator, and at St Elizabeth's Hosp as Night Supervisor in the Emergency Room. She went on to do medical credential verification and medical practice oversight for a private company. In the early 1990's, Pat retired to New Mexico where she purchased and ran `The Book Source' in two locations. Pat is survived by her: sister, Joann Knorr; a nephew, Michael and his wife Melissa and daughter, Kaela; and 2 nieces Kathleen Knorr and Julie Norman and her husband James and daughters Liesel and Hannah. She was predeceased by her parents; her uncle & aunt Russell J & Joann (Casey) Shaw and her brother-in-law Robert P Knorr and nephew Marc David Knorr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017 at St. Gabriel Church 914 Newfield Ave Stamford, CT. No calling hours will be held. Interment will follow at St Mary Cemetery, Rye Brook, NY. To send on-line condolences to the family, please visit www.gallagherfuneral home.com .
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