In Branford Hills Health Care Center March 30, 2008, Marie Pacileo Tata, wife of the late Albert Tata, of 58 Short Beach Rd., Branford.
She is the sister of Salvatore Pacileo, and the late Lucy Cousins, Helen Pacileo, Pat, Louis, Charles, Fred and Jim Pacileo. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was born in New Haven, May 29, 1916, daughter of the late Vincenzo and Luisa Gambardella Pacileo. She worked as a seamstress in New Haven for many years. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth Church and was well known for her hospitality, she always had an open door and a seat at the dinner table for anyone.
Her funeral will leave the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Branford Friday morning at 9:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Elizabeth Church at 10:00. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call prior to the funeral from 8:30 – 9:30 am at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Branford Hills Health Care Center Memorial Fund, 189 Alps Rd., Branford, 06405.