Patricia Morrow Leoni, 92 of Woodbridge, CT and Centerville, MA, passed away peacefully at her home on October 7, 2021. She was deeply devoted to her family and leaves behind her loving husband of 69 years, Ray D. Leoni, her children Susan M. Eident (Peter), Peter B. Leoni (Linda), and Christopher R. Leoni (Kim). Patricia was a doting grandmother to Jennifer Eident Finn (Rob), Kelly Eident, Drew Eident, Megan Leoni (Josh), Michael Leoni (Ashley), Griffin Leoni, Katherine Leoni and Christopher Leoni. In 2018, she was graced by the birth of the first of three great-granddaughters. She was predeceased by her brother, James J. McGouldrick, and also leaves two nieces. Daughter of Joseph J. McGouldrick and Anne Elizabeth Morrow, Patricia was born in Fayetteville, NC on April 29, 1929 and spent her childhood in Pinehurst, NC, and Savannah, GA. She wrote a treasured booklet of stories, “Tell Me Again, Gramma,” based on summer adventures with her brother at her grandmother’s home on Lake Chautauqua, NY.
Patricia was a graduate of Larson College and pursued a career as a medical secretary before starting her family. She attended Christ Episcopal Church in Bethany, CT where she also taught Sunday School. She volunteered for Meals on Wheels. She loved gardening, boating and many racquet sports and taught grandchildren how to spin-serve a ping pong ball and ride a bike. She was cherished by her family and friends and will be dearly missed.
A private celebration of life is planned.