Patricia (Urso) Malvezzi, 70, of Bristol, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Dale Richard Malvezzi for 48 years. Born in Bristol on Dec. 20, 1946, she was the daughter of Benjamin Peter Urso and the late Nancy (Serra) Urso.
She attended St. Anthonyâ€™s Grammar and High Schools as well as the M. Kavula Institute of Hair Design. She was the co-owner of Nancyâ€™s Beauty Salon on School Street for over 20 years, a business started by her mother in 1960.
Patty was known by her family and many friends for her superior and abundant cooking skills; cleaning, organizing and holiday decorating prowess; as well as her maternal instinct and passion for family and friends. She was always happiest preparing meals for her loved ones, doing in-home beauty care for shut-ins, attending a musical performance of her daughterâ€™s and playing with her grandsons.
In addition to her husband, Patty is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Beth Malvezzi and Matthew Crowley of Plantsville; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Nicole Malvezzi of Bristol; twin grandsons, Sebastian and Julian Malvezzi; her sister and brother-in-law, Marianne and Edward Evanouskas; her brother and sister-in-law, Nicholas and Carolyn Urso; several cousins, nieces, nephews and godchildren; her longtime dear friends, Irene and Thomas Killiany of Bristol, Kathleen Bannon of Farmington, Andrea and William Zabel and Barbara and Richard Elliott of Old Saybrook.
She and the family extend their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all of her family and friends for their love and support throughout her long illness, and especially to her cousins, RoseAnn and Robert Chatfield of Bristol.
Pattyâ€™s funeral will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at 9 a.m. from Oâ€™Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol, and will proceed to St. Matthew Church, 120 Church Ave., Forestville, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at Oâ€™Brien Funeral Home between 5 and 8 p.m..
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pattyâ€™s name to St. Matthew R.C. Church. 120 Church Ave., Forestville, CT 06010. To leave a message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit Pattyâ€™s memorial page at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com .