CHESHIRE - Pasqualina “Patti” DeMartino Mele, 78, passed away peacefully on April 1, 2020, at her home in Cheshire.
Patti was born in New Haven to the late James and Anna DeMartino in March 1942. Patti was a beloved mother and Grandmother first and foremost. She treasured and loved her children and grandchildren and embraced every moment with them. She had a vivacious personality and always made people around her laugh. She made friends everywhere she went. She was a longtime Cheshire resident where she was a Communicant of St. Bridget of Sweden Parish – St. Thomas Becket Church. She loved family, family meals, gardening, and animals.
Patti is survived by her son, James Mele and wife Loretta, daughter Cheryl Mele, Daughter Deborah Jones and husband Todd, daughter Cynthia Perraud and husband Bob; Grandchildren Rachel, Aaron, Jeffrey, Timothy, Abigail, Bryce, Jason, Lauren, Jordan, Joshua, Adam, Colin; plus 5 Great Grandchildren Logan, Gavin, Mason, Madison, and Ariana. Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. All of our lives have been touched deeply.
Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Arrangements – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at a later date with committal in St. Lawrence Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 200 Executive Boulevard, Southington, CT 06489-1058 or by visiting www.alz.org/ct or to the CT Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111 or by visitingcthumane.org. The Alderson-Ford Funeral home of Cheshire is assisting with arrangements.