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Patricia A. (Marsello) Thomas

September 2, 1944 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 77)

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Obituary

Ocala, FL - Patricia A. Marsello Thomas, 77, of Ocala, Florida passed away at the Ted & Diane Brandley Hospice House after a courageous battle with cancer on November 1st, 2021.

Patti was born on September 2nd, 1944 and resided in Schenectady, NY until 1997 when she moved to Florida. She graduated from Mohonasen H.S. and married her former husband, Leonard Thomas and raised her two sons, Lenny and Danny in Rotterdam, NY. Patti was a friendly, familiar face working at Friendly’s Restaurant, Freihofer’s Thrift Shop, and Bernie’s Garage in Schenectady.

She is survived by her sons, Leonard (Sally), Daniel (Lisa), brothers Joseph (Pam), Michael (Brian), grandchildren, Nikki, Ashleigh, Mikayla, Rebecca, Cassandra, and Alex. She also is survived by her great-grandchildren, William, Xavier, Gionni and Annalise, nieces, nephews, cousins and uncle. Patti was predeceased by her parents, Theresa Bengevengo Marsello and Frank S. Marsello, and brother Frank J. Marsello and longtime companion Fred Wilcox.

Patti leaves behind her beloved dog, Bailey and all of her kitties.

Patti lovingly was called the crazy cat lady. She had such a soft spot in her heart for animals. Donations in Memory of Patti, may be sent to the Humane Society of Marion County, Inc., 701 NW 14th Rd., Ocala, FL 34475 or Hospice of Marion County, 3231 SW 34th Ave., Ocala, FL 34474.

The family would like to extend appreciation and thanks to her friends and angels who cared for her and her fur-babies, Neill, Kathie, Roxanne, and Debbie.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, November 20th from 9 - 11 am at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 1605 Helderberg Ave. 

A celebration of Patti's life will begin at 11 am at the funeral home.

The family requests masks be worn.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
November 20, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home
1605 Helderberg Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12306

Celebration of Life
Saturday
November 20, 2021

11:00 AM
DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home
1605 Helderberg Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12306

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