TROY - Michele Nielsen Patricelli, 48, passed away suddenly at home Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.
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Born Jan. 17, 1965, in Troy at Samaritan Hospital she was the daughter of the late Richard and Geraldine Nielsen.
A lifelong resident of Troy, she was educated in Lansingburgh schools.
Michele worked for Unity House as a peer counselor at the Bethany Center.
She was a member of St. Augustine's Church.
Michele loved spending time with family and friends, cooking dinners with the girls, spending time with her granddaughter and she loved her cat "Tabatha."
Survived by her daughters, Jennifer Patricelli of Troy, Justine Patricelli of Troy and Monique Bachman of Corning, N.Y.; a granddaughter, Marianna Dickson of Troy; her brother, Richard (Kim) Nielsen of Speigletown; her niece, Anna Nielsen; a nephew Christian Nielsen; her aunt and uncle, Bob and Irene Chorney; and her dear friend, Danielle Wissenbach.
Michele was predeceased by her grandparents, Christian and Anna Nielsen.
Friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at noon Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at St. Augustine's Church in Troy.
Burial will follow at Memory Garden's Cemetery in Albany.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home at the corner of Third Avenue and 109th Street in Lansingburgh.
In memory of Michele, donations may be made to Unity House, 33 Second St., Troy, NY 12180.
To light a candle and offer words of condolence, visit mcloughlinmason.com
Published in The Record on Feb. 17, 2013