Patricia Porpora Leone, 84, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Branford Hills Health Care Center. She was the widow of Anthony Leone, Sr. Patricia was born in New Haven, the third daughter of the late Pasquale and Anna Gargano Porpora. She devoted her life to her family. Survived by her four sons: Anthony (Sandra), Patrick (Ann), Alfred (Jill), and John (Shelley); her daughter-in-law June and six grandchildren that she adored: David, Jessica, Samantha, Anthony, Maya and Jake. She also leaves several nieces and nephews. She was especially grateful for the love and devotion shown to her by Patty Ann Esposito, Nancy Fucci and Renee Poteraj. We are all thankful for the care, patience, and compassion she received from the staff at Branford Hills. She was predeceased by her son David Leone; two sisters, Mary Fucci and Rachel Petonito; a brother Generoso (John) Porpora; and a nephew Clement (CJ) Fucci.
Family and friends are invited go directly to St. Barnabas Church, 44 Washington Avenue on Friday morning at 10:00 to attend a Mass of Christian burial. Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery.