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Maria T. “Mary” Vasi Pattison

  • Birth 14 Mar 1948 San Fratello, Città Metropolitana di Messina, Sicilia, Italy
  • Death 7 May 1987 Grasmere, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
  • Burial West New Brighton, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 14440302

Maria Teresa Vasi "Mary" was born in San Fratello, Sicilia to Alfio and Maria Lazzaro Vasi. She married Richard Pattison on September 02, 1967. Three children were born to this union. Mary passed away suddenly in Staten Island, New York. She is greatly missed by her family.

- Obituary from Staten Island Advance Saturday May 9, 1987

Maria Pattison, 39, ran Dongan Hills eatery.

Maria T. Vasi Pattison, 39, of Concord, died Thursday in Staten Island Hospital after an apparent heart attack.

Born in Sicily, she came to the Bronx in 1953. In 1967, Mrs. Pattison moved to Dongan Hills, and in 1971 she moved to Concord.

She had been the propietor of the R&M Hero Shop at 1456 Richmond Road in Dongan Hills for the last five years and had been known by her customers for making the best crumbcake on Staten Island, according to her husband, Richard Pattison, who also helped run the establishment.

Mrs. Pattison was a parishioner of St. Ann's R.C. Church, Dongan Hills.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son Richard A. Jr.; two daughters, Lora and Maria Pattison; her mother, Maria Vasi; two brothers, Carmelo (Danny) and Giuseppe (Joseph) Vasi, and two sisters, Anna Varotta and Marianna (Maryann) Ferraro.

The funeral will be Monday from the Virginia Funeral Chapel, Dongan Hills, with a mass at 11 a.m. in St. Ann's Church. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, West Brighton.

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Maria T. Pattison (nee Vasi) of Concord on May 7, 1987. Beloved wife of Richard. Devoted mother of Lora, Maria, and Richard A. Pattison. Loving daughter of Maria and the late Alfio Vasi. Sister of Danny Vasi, Anna Varotta, Maryann Ferraro, and Joseph Vasi. Funeral from Dongan Hills Virginia Funeral Chapel, 1707 Hylan Blvd., Monday 10:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Ann's Church 11 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Visiting hours 2-5, 7-9 P.M.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maria T. “Mary” Vasi Pattison (14 Mar 1948–7 May 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14440302, citing Saint Peters Cemetery, West New Brighton, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by Pattison (contributor 46843775) .