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Patricia A. Sapienza

Obituary for Patricia A. Sapienza

January 28, 1937 - April 5, 2018
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 81


Patricia A. (Phelan) Sapienza, 81, of Manchester, died April 5, 2018 at Mt. Carmel Rehabilitation and Nursing Center after a period of declining health.

She was born in Manchester on January 28, 1937 to Harold and Anna (Peltak) Phelan. She graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1955 and was a lifelong resident of Manchester.

Pat worked for American Patriots Group Insurance for 30 years. She started as a file clerk, then became district manager and retired as an auditor.

She was a longtime communicant and member of the Ladies Guild at the former OLPH Church. She had an interest in politics and had worked for the Democratic Party in Manchester. She was also a volunteer for Caregivers Incorporated.

Her most enjoyable role was as a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be remembered as a very kind, lovable and caring person.

She was predeceased by her parents at a young age.

The family includes her husband of 60 years, Alfred Sapienza Jr. of Manchester; five children, Linda Sapienza of Hampton and Anthony Sapienza and his wife, Shirley, Phillip Sapienza and his wife, Pam, Thomas Sapienza and Edward Sapienza and his wife, Andrea, all of Manchester; seven grandchildren, Angelo, Briana, Gina, Alfred, Dominic, Kayleigh and Angelina; two great grandchildren, Vinny and Benjamin; three siblings, Ruthann Weston of Manchester, Richard Phelan of Hooksett and Garrett Phelan of Rochester, NY; and cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff at Mt. Carmel Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for the loving care they provided for Pat.

A funeral ceremony was held on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. A cemetery committal was held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Caregivers Inc., 1 Perimeter Rd., Suite 900, Manchester, NH 03103

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    Manchester, NH 03103

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