Wife of the late Frank A. Belbusti. Beloved mother of Frank (Jill) Belbusti and George (Gina) Belbusti all of Orange and the late Lynne Belbusti. Loving grandmother of Heather Aportria, Anthony, Lucia and Frank Belbusti, III.
Daughter of the late Howard and Lena Lavorgna Spragg. Sister of Judy Spragg of Orange and the late Barbara Belbusti and Jacqueline Spragg. Also survived by 4 great grandchildren.
Patty was widely recognized for her comforting style and her ability to calm those in need. She was a paraprofessional teacher of primary special needs children in the West Haven Schools for 40 years. She was an active fund raiser for the West Haven Seth Haley Scholarship Fund. She also served as a PTA President in the West Haven School System.
As a regular traveler, she enjoyed New England, Canada, and Italy. Her most memorable trip was a 6 week RV Tour of the U.S.A.
She attended and enjoyed frequent Italian American Club dances. She had close association with her nieces Gina Belbusti Bohan, Kim Belbusti Zabilowski, and Gail Belmont Harwood and her nephews Jim Belmont, Kyle and Randy Coppola.
Friends may call at Porto Funeral Home, 830 Jones Hill Rd., West Haven, Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 PM.
Her funeral procession will leave the funeral home Thursday morning at 10:15 a.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Assumption Church (Center Rd.) at 11:00. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Easter Seals, Attention: Autism & Developmental Disabilities Center., 733 Summer St., Suite 104, Stamford, CT 06901.
Sign Patty’s guestbook online at www.portofuneralhomes.net