Pasqua M. “Pat” Pappagallo, 89, of Enfield, widow of Michael A. Pappagallo, entered into eternal peace Sunday June 1, 2014, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford.
The daughter of the late Nicholas and Antonia (Zito) Santa Croce, Pat was born and raised in Enfield and had been a lifetime resident of the community. She was a communicant of Holy Family Church and a member of DAV Auxiliary.
Pat was an avid reader, enjoyed knitting, crocheting, ceramics, and needlepoint. She was also a diehard Red Sox and UCONN Women’s Basketball fan. She is survived by her two daughters, Doreen Malinoski and her husband William, and Lynn Carrasquilli and her husband Flor (Jr.) all of Enfield; three sisters, Gaetana (Gae) Colombi, Marion Bridge, Rita Purdy; her three grandchildren, Matthew Malinoski and his wife Sherri, Jeffrey Malinoski and his wife Tracy, and Daniel Carrasquillo and his wife Tamara; three great grandchildren, Connor and Tyler Malinoski and Sophia Carrasquillo; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, Pat was predeceased by a grandson Albert Carrasquillo, and a sister, Antonina Jeanette Armstrong.
Family and friends will gather at 9 a.m. Friday, June 6, at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Rd., Enfield for a procession to Holy Family Church, 23 Simon Rd., Enfield, for a 10 a.m. mass of Christian burial.
Committal will follow at St. Adalbert’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Thursday, June 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Leete-Stevens.
Donations in Pat’s memory may be made to The Arthritis Foundation, 35 Cold Spring Road, Suite 411, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. To leave an online message of sympathy, please visit the Leete-Stevens website.