Pasquale Leon Sinatro
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Pasquale (Pat) Leon Sinatro, Jr. of West Hartford passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 2, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Pat leaves his beloved wife of 58 years, Josephine, and his children, My and Brad Morse, Tish and Dave Ehnot, Megin and Michael Haeflich, Trey and Mary Rose Sinatro, Stephen and Suzy Sinatro, and Mark Sinatro and his loving partner Pam Sutula. He also leaves his 17 cherished grandchildren who were the light of his life: David, Stephen, Gregory and Michaela Morse; D.J., Brett, Paige and Mark Ehnot; Mike, Mallory and Melanie Haeflich; Mia, Trey and Tessa Sinatro; and Trent, Haley and Travis Sinatro. He also leaves his sister, MaryAnn Alfano and her husband Charles, a sister-in-law Lucille Milardo and her late husband Joseph Milardo, as well as many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Pasquale and Mabel (Marama) Sinatro, and his brother and sister-in-law, James and Mary (Campion) Sinatro. A lifelong resident of West Hartford, Pat attended Sedgwick School (elementary and middle) and the Old Hall High School. He graduated from the University of Connecticut where he became a life member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, played on the UConn Tennis Team, and most importantly, met his adored wife, Jo. He served during the Korean War era with the United States Air Force, and because of this service he was always passionate about recognizing and caring for veterans. After his service to his country, Pat joined his brother James at the Sinatro Insurance Agency founded in 1948 and co-managed Sinatro Brothers real estate company for the past 60 years. He served as Finance Committee Chair for the development and construction of the West Hartford Veterans War Memorial, a landmark in West Hartford Center. He felt a duty to pass on respect and honor to our youth. This calling inspired him to help initiate the construction of the Fallen Heroes Memorial located at Conard High School. On Memorial and Veteran's Days, with the help of his children, grandchildren, and caring citizens, Pat always placed American flags at Fairview Cemetery and the Veterans War Memorial in West Hartford Center. He was also an integral part of founding the annual town-wide celebration "Dancing Under the Stars" to assist in funding various Veteran charities. For his civic contributions, Pat was recognized by the Daughters of the American Revolution with the Certificate of Excellence in community service. An avid tennis player, he held numerous New England rankings and served as the President and Director of the Hartford Tennis Club. Most recently, he was named an honorary member and court #5 was named in his honor. He also served as President of the West Hartford Youth Basketball League and coached numerous West Hartford youth sports teams. Pat was a member of the UNICO Civic Club, a corporator and event chairman of Saint Francis Hospital, a member of the Valencia Society, and a dedicated fan and supporter of the University of Connecticut. He was a generous donor to the building of Gampel Pavilion, he spearheaded the Husky Dog Park project, helped establish a chair for the Department of Italian Studies, and awards an annual Sinatro Family Tennis Scholarship. Pat, along with his son Mark, was most recently honored with the prestigious Red O'Neill Award given by the UConn Club. Pat was a proud member of The American Legion Post 96 and was a communicant of Saint Peter Claver Church. Above all else, Pat was a devoted and loving husband, Dad, Boppy, and friend. He was a man of integrity, generosity and he possessed an incredible work ethic. He had a strong faith in God and community. Our family would like to acknowledge Dr. Brad Blanchard, Dr. Don Grayson, Dr. Jeffrey Kamradt and Dr. John D'Avella, along with the staff at Hartford Hospital for their loving care and support. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Saint Peter Claver Church, 47 Pleasant St., West Hartford. Burial with military honors will follow at Fairview Cemetery, West Hartford. Calling hours will be Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 2-7 p.m. at Saint Peter Claver Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the University of Connecticut Foundation/Sinatro Family Tennis Scholarship c/o University of Connecticut 2390 Alumni Drive, Unit 3206, Storrs, CT 06269-3206; Wounded Warriors; or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

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Published in Hartford Courant on May 3, 2015.
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April 27, 2020
Pat is gone but he is not forgotten.I still remember the good times that we had together and his laughter at my corny jokes.Your legacy is your family that you were very proud of.
Bill Kowalski
May 15, 2015
Our condolences to all of the family of Pat Sinatro.
We will remember the heartfelt memories that we are privledged in knowing our classmate, Pat.
Our thoughts and prayers ,
Ann Dahlin Burns
Dorothy Landin Loewenberg
Hall High Class of 1946 Reunion Committee
May 11, 2015
Pat was such a wonderful and giving man. I'm sure, in his passing, he was so proud of his entire family. I just think they are the best. One thing that I've learned is that sorrow, in time, turns to fond memories. I'm sure there were so many!
Jim Procaccini
May 10, 2015
Although we did not know. Mr. Sinatro personally, as close friends of Sally and Gary Sinatro we are aware of the importance Mr. Sinatro played in Gary's life. We are sadden by his passing.
Dan and Maureen Maguire
May 8, 2015
Mr. Sinatro was always and gentleman and family man. I will remember him and you in my prayers.
Anthony Spinella
May 8, 2015
Trey , Mark and the entire Sinatro family--I am sorry for your loss--He was my friend --I remember our trips to UCONN and serving as V.P on the West Htfd.Basketball League with Pat--We had some good days and were always together .I guess my being half Italian helped.He was a great man and will be missed.
Bill Kowalski
May 7, 2015
Mark, Trey, Steve & Family,

We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. He was a wonderful man and though I did not know him extensively, every time I met him he always went out of his way to make me feel like a friend. He has left such a great legacy for you all to be so proud of and carry on his memory. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Mark & Andrea Graham
May 5, 2015
To the entire Sinatro family,
Our prayers and sympathy go out to you. Pat was a wonderful person and I have fond memories of him, especially when he would stop into Tunxis and share a funny story, which he never seemed to run out of. We were lucky to have him in our lives.
Mark Loalbo
May 5, 2015
Mark, Trey and family, I am sorry to hear about your Dad. There are many thankful people in the world because of what he has done in life, including raising a wonderful family. My sincerest condolences to you all.
John Eucalitto
May 5, 2015
Dear Mark and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May you find comfort through friends and family.Your Dad was a true gentleman, who will be remembered by all who knew him.
Paul Roy
May 5, 2015
Sending prayers and love to this special family. I have gotten to know what a special wonderful man Mr. Sinatro was through his warm loving daughter, Megin. I am so fortunate to have Megin as a colleague and a dear friend.

Linda Beyer
Wolcott School
May 4, 2015
Dear Sinatro family,
Maureen and I were very saddened to hear about the loss of Pat. We extend our deepest sympathy and prayers. He was truly blessed with a wonderful family and you should all take pride in his many accomplishments. From Pee Wee football to Uconn we were always able to connect with words of encouragement and friendship. We were privileged to know him aknow that he is in God's hands.
Much love to the family,

Tony and Maureen Campanelli
Tony Campanelli
May 4, 2015
Mark, my sincerest condolences to you and your family at this time. So many thanks to all your dad did and you still do for UCONN.

Steve Germaine
Steve Germaine
May 4, 2015
My sincere condolences to the entire Sinatro family. May you find comfort in all the wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived, which Mr. Sinatro certainly had. He will be missed. May God grant you love, peace and comfort.

Beverley Edwards Tyndal
May 4, 2015
I am very sorry to hear of Mr. Sinatro's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Sinatro family.
Nettie Edwards
May 4, 2015
What a great man!
May 4, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Sinatro Family. Trish McAndrew-Barker
May 3, 2015
My condolences go out to the entire Sinatro family.
I met your father numerous times and he was a very kind person with a good sense of humor. He did a great deal for the community. I am deeply sorry.
Mark Lewis
May 3, 2015
Dear Mark, Trey, Tucker and family,
My deepest condolences go out to the entire Sinatro family. I was saddened to hear about your loss and the loss to our West Hartford community. Your father was a wonderful person, who always gave back to the community and that kindness will never be forgotten. You will be in my thoughts and Prayers.
Patricia Donoghue
May 3, 2015
My deepest condolences to all the Sinatro family ! I shared many years with Pat, Trey and Mark not only as a tenant but as friends!Pat will always be in my prayers !Tom Caracuzzi
May 3, 2015
My prayers go out to Mrs Sinatro & family at this time of sorrow. Mr Sinatro was a fantastic person, always cheerful & when he walked through Henry's Shoe Service to see my Dad Joe & Mom Rosa he always had a big smile on his face & he would always stop to see my children playing in the back of the shop. May you Rest in Peace Mr Sinatro. You will always be remembered by us all. With much Love, Josephine Signorello & Children
Joe & Rosa Toscano
Josephine Signorello
May 3, 2015
Dear Mark and family,
We are so sorrel to hear about your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Kathie and Danny Deptula
Kathie and Danny Deptula
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