Patricia Viesti

Patricia Ann Viesti, 86, formerly of Stamford, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, October 8, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Patricia was born in Stamford on July 26, 1937 to the late Patsy and Jennie DeCostanzo Sciglimpaglia.
Patricia graduated J.M. Wright Technicial School in Stamford and worked as a hairdresser at The Vogue, after which she became a teacher’s aide, working for the New Canaan Public School system. Patricia also worked at Marketing Corporation of America, PERG Research and cooked at the Brandford Community Kitchen. She was a member of the Ridgefield Women’s Club and was married to Ronald Viesti, Sr. for 61 years.
Patricia is survived by her son; Ronald Viesti, Jr. of Branford, her daughters; Lisa Viesti and her husband Greg Michie of Norwalk and Lynn Viesti Berube and her husband Peter of Milford, her sister-in-law Deborah Fratino and her husband Daniel of Westport, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Patricia is predeceased by her husband; Ronald Viesti, Sr., her sister Joanne Sibilio and her brother William Sciglimpaglia.
A funeral procession will leave the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford, CT on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 10:30 AM and proceed to Sacred Heart RC Church, 37 Schuyler Ave, Stamford, CT for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Darien. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Patricia’s memory to; Closer to Free, c/o Yale Cancer Center; 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06510 or to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT 06405 or to a charity of one’s choice.
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