Patricia (McNamara) Deichmann, 69, wife of the late Richard (Dick) Deichmann, died Jan. 1, at CT Hospice after a brave battle with cancer.

Born May 13, 1946, in Milford, daughter of the late Arnold and Lillian McNamara.

Survived by daughter, Heidi Giaccone and her husband, Joe of Killingworth; two grandchildren, brothers, a sister, sisters-in-law, friends, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Predeceased by her brother, William Lee McNamara.

Visiting hours: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 4-7 p.m., with a prayer service to follow, at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions: CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405 or Smilow Cancer Hospital, Office of Development, Yale-New Haven Hospital, PO Box 1849, New Haven, CT 06508.