Patricia A. Guga, 88, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Patricia A. Guga, 88, of Barben Avenue, Watertown, passed away Sept. 1, 2019, at Samaritan Medical Center.

Born Sept. 30, 1930, in Watertown, the daughter of Floyd and Mary Stoddard Scanlin, she graduated in 1948 from Watertown High School and was previously married.

Mrs. Guga was an operator for the New York Telephone Company, a secretary for Stebbins Engineering and most recently a dental assistant and receptionist for Dr. David Riboldazzi, DDS. After Mrs. Guga retired from Dr. Riboldazzis office she went back part time and then filled in when needed.

She loved gardening, especially her flowers; crafts, such as ceramics, sewing, painting and making candies at holiday time.

Surviving are a son, Richard (Joyce) Flanders, Chaumont; three daughters, Jamie Edwards, Watertown, Jennifer ( Jeff) Gokey, Watertown, Mary Ann ( George) Fitzgerald, St. Albans, VT; a daughter-in-law, Kris Flanders, Wilcox, AZ; six grandchildren, three great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

A son Michael Flanders predeceased her in 2017.

Calling hours will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc., followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Christopher Looby officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery.

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