• "My parents, sister and I were the Dascanios' downstairs..."
    - Susan campisi chiavaroli
  • "Aunt Pat was very caring and suuuch a beautiful person..."
    - Joyce & Jenna Mounts/Phillips
  • "My thoughts and prayers go with Pat's family during this..."
    - Carmella Kuzara
  • "Jason, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. My..."
    - Shannon Silvestro-O'Shea
  • "Trudi and family, Patty will always be in my heart. She..."
    - Cindy Jagoda

CUSIMANO, PATRICIA (DASCANIO) Patricia (Dascanio) Cusimano, 74, of Middletown, died Saturday May 31, 2014 at Middlesex Hospital. She was born in Middletown, the daughter of the late Albert and Margaret (Lentini) Dasconio. Prior to her retirement she was employed as a dietary aide at Connecticut Valley Hospital. Patricia is survived by her son, Jason Kiaffas and his partner, Derek Illastron of Massachusetts, a daughter, Trudi Freiler and her husband Marty of Wallingford; a sister, Joanne (Catanzaro) Collins and her husband Ray of Florida, four grandchildren, Olivia Freiler, Carlie Freiler, Paul Mandeville, Ryan Mandeville, two great grandchildren, Lanayah and Jordan, a son-in-law, Gene Mandeville, a niece, Kim (Catanzaro) Buhler, two nephews, Scott and Tony Catanzaro. Pat also leaves her friend, Bella the cat. Patrica was predeceased by her daughter, Robin Ann Mandeville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 14th at 11 a.m. at Biega Funeral Home 3 Silver Street, Middletown. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery. Those who wish may send memorial contributions to Amazing Grace Food Pantry/Saint Vincent DePaul 617 Main Street Middletown, CT 06457. To share memories or express condolences online please visit
Published in middletownpress on June 11, 2014
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