Patricia E. Kren, longtime Mattituck resident and formerly of Orient, died at home on Aug. 29, 2019. She was 72 years old.

She was born on Jan. 15, 1947 in Queens to Marion E. (Englehart) and Albert P. Kren. She attended Blessed Sacrament Elementary School and graduated from Our Lady of Mercy Academy High School. After high school she attained a Bachelor’s degree from Oneonta University and a Master’s degree from Stony Brook University.

She worked as a kindergarten teacher from 1968 to 2002 at the Mattituck Union Free School District. She was also a member of Sacred Heart Parish, Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church and New York State United Teachers.

Predeceased by her sister Sheila Kren in 1957, she is survived by her brother, Peter W. Kren and his wife Ellen of Mattituck; and a nephew Peter R. Kren, as well as many cousins from Nassau County, Florida, North Carolina and Virginia.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Aug. 30 from 3 to 7 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church in Mattituck, officiated by Monsignor Joseph W. Staudt.

Interment will follow at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Cutchogue.