Patricia A. Braccia

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Born: August 11, 1936

Died: June 06, 2011

Services: Our Lady Star of the Sea RC Church Friday, June 10.2011 10:00AM

Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Wednesday, June 8,2011 6-9PM Thursday, June 9,2011 2-4, 7-9PM

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Patricia A. Braccia, 74, of Huguenot, a homemaker, died Monday in Staten Island University Hospital, Prince’s Bay.

Born Patricia A. Julia in Brooklyn, she moved to Graniteville in 1973 and to Huguenot in 2005.

“She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother,” said her son, Michael. “She was the heart of our family.”

She enjoyed cooking, caring for her family, dancing and trips to Atlantic City. She also enjoyed taking family vacations.

Mrs. Braccia and her husband, John, would have celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary in September.

In addition to her son, Michael, and her husband, John, surviving is another son, John Jr.; a daughter, Janine Braccia; a brother, James Julia; a sister, Ida Simonetti, and six grandchildren.

The funeral will be Friday from the Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville, with a mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Star of the Sea R.C. Church, Huguenot. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Pleasant Plains.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers contributions to St. Jude's Children's Hospital would be appreciated.

Cemetery: Resurrection Cemetery (Staten Island) (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: Our Lady Star of the Sea R.C.Church (Map)