Patricia “Patsy” Smith (Talarico) passed away on December 28, 2021, in Vero Beach, Florida.
Patsy was born on December 2, 1950, to Thomas and Elizabeth (Oeschin) Talarico and raised in Philadelphia. She was one of six children and attended St. Michael’s and John W. Hallahan High School. She met and married the love of her life, Stanley, who lived down the next block. The two started a family settling in Northeast Philadelphia. Following Stan’s death in 2008, she retired to Wildwood NJ then Florida. She loved to travel and visit fun places like Nashville and Mexico. Nothing compared to her love for Disney, and she went as often as possible. Patsy made the best of everything and lived life to the fullest.
She leaves behind her children, Lisa Salvato and Brian Smith Sr, as well as two grandchildren, Christina Salvato and Brian Smith Jr. Patsy is also survived by sisters Dorothy McCloskey (Charles), Linda Quinn (Michael-deceased), Elizabeth Williams (John), and brothers Thomas (Nina) and Ralph (Eileen) as well as many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Stanley, whom she missed very much and her parents.
Services will be held on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at St Albert the Great Church viewing 9am to 10am, with Mass at 10a. Burial to follow at Lawnview Cemetery.
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