Patricia A. Monte

April 10, 1934February 10, 2018
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Patricia A. Monte, 83, formerly of Old Saybrook, died on February 10, 2018 at Orchard Grove Specialty Care in Uncasville. She was widowed by Charles R. Monte in August of 2012. They were married in 1954. Mrs. Monte was born April 10, 1934, daughter of Emma and Henry Dee.

Patricia is survived by her daughter Lisa DiStasio and her husband Peter DiStasio of Clinton and grandchildren Kirsten DiStasio and Nicole DiStasio. Patricia is also survived by her son, David Monte and his wife Piper Monte of West Jordan, Utah and grandchildren Anthony Joos and Season Joos and 1 great grandchild; Aaron Joos and Alexander Joos and Lacee Joos and 3 great grandchildren. Patricia was the second youngest of 12 children. She was predeceased by many of her siblings and their spouses. She was also predeceased by granddaughter Amanda Dee Trogden. She is survived by many nephews and nieces.

Patricia worked in many places and touched many people’s lives over the years. She worked at Liberty Bank and Old Saybrook Elementary when David was young. She worked for Structural Graphics for years (so she could be home with Lisa) and she had her own day care for many years. Finally she worked at Sage-Allen/Cherry and Web (such beautiful wrapping) and then took care of Kirsten and Nicole when they were very young.

Patricia was a devoted member of Grace Church in Old Saybrook for over 50 years. She was part of the Altar Guild for over 20 years and was responsible for the prayer chain for many years. Both Patricia and Charles were involved with many church duties, committees and functions and held weekly bible study. Patricia had love for many things including books, birds, plants and sport (UCONN and Red Sox) and traveling. They had been to most country on one trip or another.

There will be a wake at Swan Funeral Home in Old Saybrook on Friday February 23 from 5-7- pm. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday February 24 at 11 am at Grace Episcopal Church, Old Saybrook with a reception following and burial in Memorial Garden beside the church if weather permits. Memorial donations may be made to Grace Episcopal Church 366 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT 06475.


  • Calling Hours Friday, February 23, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 24, 2018

Patricia A. Monte

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Lisa DiStasio

April 10, 2018

Happy Birthday Mom/ Nana, we miss you and cherish all the memories! -Thank you to everyone who has expressed their condolences either in person, online, card or phone.

Jennifer Gifford

February 26, 2018

David and family, I am so sorry for your loss! I knew your parents for many years through the church and of course from when we were young. Thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort.

joel engelhardt

February 19, 2018

Sad to learn of the loss of your mother and grandmother.

February 18, 2018

We did not know your Mom for a long time but she was a lady that could be looked up to with respect. May she rest in peace and be in Heaven with her maker and you all will be with her in the future. Remember the good times and the memories will last forever.

Bill & Mary Passera

Grace Bates

February 18, 2018

Lisa and Family: So sorry to learn of your Mom's death..she was an exceptionally beauttiful and gentle soul. She's safe in the arms of Jesus now yet we still will miss her. Sending you deepest Aloha and condolences from Hawaii. Love,Grace and Charley Bates

February 18, 2018

Dave and Lisa, Fond memories of your Mom live in my heart... Augusto Lucarelli

Ellen Heckler O'Herlihy

February 18, 2018

David and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

susan harriman

February 14, 2018

Lisa and David, I am so sorry about your Mom, she with your dad and the Lord in heaven. She was a super good friend when we lived in Ct. Never forget how she would let me dry my clothes at her house so I didnt have to put them on the line. May she rest in peace.