Obituary: Patricia Tillson Niestemski Leone, 84, of Stratford

Patricia Tillson Niestemski Leone, 84, of Stratford, worked as a timekeeper for Avco Lycoming and then at St. Vincent’s Medical Center before her retirement, wife of the late Benedetto Leone, died Oct. 12, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.

Born in Bridgeport, on June 7, 1932, daughter of the late Wilbur Tillson and Agnes Kalalian Tillson.

Survived by two children, Glenn Niestemski of Shelton, and his partner, Suzanne Grella of Deep River, and Cheryl Niestemski and her partner, Bruce Haning, two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two sisters, Joan Lynn of Colchester, and Kathleen Tillson-Tripp and her husband, John of Cleveland, Ohio and many nieces and nephews.

Also predeceased by a brother, William Tillson.

Burial: St. Michael Cemetery, Stratford.

Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, Trumbull.

Memorial contributions: American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT. 06492.