SCIMECA--Patricia Dowell, October 12, 1950 September 23, 2013. Beloved wife of Dr. Michael M. Scimeca, daughter of Hughlon and the late Charlcie Dowell, sister of Alex (Vicky), doting aunt of Blayne (Abigail), and Carley Taglieri (Trent) and great-aunt of Elise and Siena Taglieri. She loved life and everything good in it - music, song, the arts, travel, nature and food but starting with people. Visitation 2 to 5pm and 7 to 9pm, Thursday, September 26 at Greenwich Village Funeral Home, 199 Bleecker St. Funeral at 10am, Friday, September 27 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave. at W. 112th St. The family requests donations be made to the Patricia Scimeca Fund for Emerging Singers at Opera America, 330 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10001.