Patricia Louise Martin(1942 - 2014)

Patricia Louise Martin Sept. 22, 1942 - May 13, 2014 BOZRAH - Patricia Louise (Korenkiewicz) Martin, 71 of Bozrah passed away May 13, 2014 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Patricia was born Sept. 22, 1942 in Norwich the daughter of Frank and Mary Korenkiewicz Sr. A lifelong resident of the area, she was a 1960 graduate of Norwich Free Academy and a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Norwich. Patricia had a great love for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She had a wonderful wit and sense of humor about her. This continues to live on in the personalities of her children and grandchildren. God has called her home to be with her family members and her precious granddaughter Crystal. A loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, she is survived by her sons Chance Martin Sr. of Norwich, Daniel Martin of Jewett City, Chad Martin and his wife Denise of Bozrah, daughters Cheryl Taylor of Bozrah, Brenda Pappagallo and husband Mark of Griswold, Corinne Martin of Norwich, sister Mary Sanborn of Norwich. In addition she is survived by her grandchildren Nicole Lazine, Krystal Martin, Chase Taylor, Nicholas Pappagallo, Tony Pappagallo, Chance Martin Jr., Cody Daley, Maddison Martin, Taylor Martin, Jensen Martin and Julia Martin and great-grandchildren; Amelia Martin, Brayden Pappagallo, and Blake Martin, former husbands Robert Preble and Charles Martin, as well as several nieces and nephews.Patricia was predeceased by her brother Frank Korenkiewicz, sister Jane Plante and granddaughter Crystal Preble. Friends and Family are invited to call at Labenski Funeral Home, 107 Boswell Avenue, Norwich on Friday evening from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday May 17, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Church, 52 W. Town St. Norwich, CT meeting directly at the church. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions in Patricia's memory may be made to Vitas Hospice, 628 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, CT 06033. To leave an online condolence, please visit

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Labenski Funeral Home
107 Boswell Avenue Norwich, CT 06360
(860) 887-1769

Published in Norwich Bulletin on May 15, 2014