Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Patricia Lucci Giannuzzi of Westport died Monday, July 28, 2008, after a long battle with metastatic breast cancer.
Patricia L. Giannuzzi: life-long Westporter. Contributed photo
A life-long Westport resident and 1960 Staples High School graduate, she is survived by her daughter, Kathy Pinkham, and son-in-law, Seth Johnson, of Shelton; her father, Patrick Lucci, of Westport; and her brother, Sal Lucci, and sister-in-law, Martha, of Westport.
She was pre-deceased by her mother, Marguerite Nappa Lucci
While her daughter was growing up, she was an instructor at the town’s Beach School. A tag sale devotee, she later worked for many years for “Those Two Girls.” She was an avid gardener especially fond of ornamental grasses.
A good and generous spirit, Patty was always ready with a kind word, a beaming smile and gentle humor. She would go out of her way to lend assistance to anyone who needed it.
Her family will receive friends at the Harding Funeral Home at 210 Post Road East. Thursday, July 31 from 5 to 8 pm. Friends and family are also invited to join in a celebration of Patricia’s life at the Harbor Lights Restaurant, 84 Seaview Ave., Norwalk, on Friday Aug. 1 at noon.
Contributions in memory of Patricia can be made to the Whittingham Cancer Center, 34 Stevens St., Norwalk, CT. 06854 or to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road., Newington, CT. 06111.
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