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Patricia Ann Knowlen, 70, of Bloomfield, beloved wife for 49 years of Royce Fred Knowlen, passed away suddenly on Sunday, (October 25, 2009) surrounded by her family at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Hartford on October 20, 1939, daughter of the late Pasquale and Antoinette (Castellucci) Vignone, she was a graduate of Bloomfield High School, Class of 1958 and had spent most of her life in Bloomfield. After graduating from high school, she worked at G. Fox & Co. in Hartford. Patricia enjoyed planting flowers, putting puzzles together and reading. She was also an avid bowler for many years and was a member of several area bowling leagues. Besides her husband she leaves a daughter, Deborah Ann Wheelock of Bloomfield; two grandchildren whom she cherished, Jessica Wheelock of Bloomfield and Jordan Wheelock of Windsor; two brothers, Joseph Vignone of Texas and Michael Vignone of North Windham; three sisters, Ann Collette of Windsor Locks, Phyllis Weeks of Enfield, and Helen Dlugokinski of Windsor; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by three brothers, Daniel, Pasquale, and Anthony Vignone; and two sisters, Rose Maynard and Theresa Hansen.