Pasqua M. "Pat" Pappagallo, 89, of Enfield, widow of Michael A. Pappagallo (2008), entered into eternal peace Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford. They had celebrated 63 years of marriage.
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The daughter of the late Nicholas and Antonina (Zito) Santa Croce, Pat was born and raised in Enfield and had been a lifetime resident of the community. She was a communicant of Holy Family Church and a member of DAV Auxiliary. Pat was an avid reader, enjoyed knitting, crocheting, ceramics, and needlepoint. She was also a diehard Red Sox and UConn women's basketball fan.
She is survived by her two daughters, Doreen Malinoski, and her husband, William, and Lynn Carrasquillo, and her husband, Flor Jr., all of Enfield; three sisters, Gaetana (Gae) Colombi, Marion Bridge, and Rita Purdy; her three grandchildren, Matthew Malinoski, and his wife, Sherri, Jeffrey Malinoski, and his wife, Tracy, and Daniel Carrasquillo, and his wife, Tamara; three great-grandchildren, Connor and Tyler Malinoski, and Sophia Carrasquillo; and many nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Pat was predeceased by her sister, Antonina "Jeanette" Armstrong; and her grandson, Albert Carrasquillo.
Family and friends will gather at 9 a.m. Friday, June 6, at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield, for a procession to Holy Family Church, 23 Simon Road, Enfield, for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian burial. Committal will follow at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, June 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Leete-Stevens.
Donations in Pat's memory may be made to the
, 35 Cold Spring Road, Suite 411, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
To leave an online message of sympathy please visit
Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels
61 South Road Enfield, CT 06082
Published in Journal Inquirer from June 3 to June 7, 2014