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Patricia L. (Morse) DiFazio

October 27, 1924 ~ October 28, 2019 (age 95)

Obituary

Patricia L. (Morse) DiFazio, 95, died Monday  October 28, 2019  in the Sawtelle Hospice House in Reading after a long illness.  Born in Beverly on  October 27, 1924  she was the daughter of the lated Frank L. and Theresa E. (Dakaminavich) Morse.

     She was a  graduate of Beverly High School, Class of 1943.  Mrs. DiFazio was employed for the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health for many years, she retired in 1986.  She was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Essex.  She was predeceased by her 2 husbands :  Ernest J. Perry and later by Vincent J. DiFazio, both formerly of Essex.

     Mrs. DiFazio is survived by her son and daughter-in-law  Paul E. and Judith E. Perry of Epping, NH, 3 granddaughters :  Carrianne Pike, Kimberly Kennett and Kristin Morneau, 5 great-grandchildren :  Sondra, Jillian, Kylie, Corum and Logan and 1 great-great-grandchild  Lilly.   She is also survived by her sister :  Kathryn Turlo of Beverly and several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Difazio was also predeceased by her son  William M. Perry formerly of Merced, CA, 2 brothers :  Frank L. Morse formerly of Florida and James E. Morse formerly of Beverly and 1 sister  Helene E. Salamacki formerly of FL. 

           A memorial service will held in the spring of 2020 and will be announced by Mrs. DiFazio’s family.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Mrs. DiFazio’s name to :  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital  501 St. Jude Place  Memphis, TN  38105 .  Assisting the family is the Morris Funeral Home of Ipswich.  To send a condolence to the DiFazio family please go to :  MorrisFH.com .

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