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Patricia A. DeTraglia

November 25, 2023

Patricia A DeTragliaPatricia A. DeTraglia, 80, of Watertown passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at Samaritan Summit Village. Her family wishes to thank the staff there for their care and compassion for Patricia.

Patricia was born in Watertown July 25, 1943, daughter of Claude J. and Charlene F. (Perrin) Burns and she was a 1961 graduate of Immaculate Heart Academy. On November 30, 1962 she married Michael W. DeTraglia in Watertown.

She had worked as a bookkeeper at Empsall's, as a secretary for the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, and enjoyed being a homemaker for her family. Patricia was of the Catholic faith. She enjoyed making button frames for her family and friends and gardening, showing off her "green thumb."  She also enjoyed hosting the holidays. She was known as "Mrs. D" to her children's friends as they grew up and as "Nauni" to her grandchildren and others.

Along with her husband, Michael, Patricia is survived by her three children, Chrisitna Marie "Tina" McNulty and husband Leo, Watertown, Timothy M. DeTraglia, NJ, and Taira M. Morgia and husband Michael, Watertown; seven grandchildren, Alex Morgia, Kayla McNulty, Nico Morgia, Adam McNulty, Joseph McNulty, Olivia DeTraglia, and Emma DeTraglia; two great grandchildren, Maddyn Mallette and Evianna McNulty with two on the way; two stepsons, Michael DeTraglia and wife Lynda, Virginia Beach, VA and Phillip DeTraglia, Clinton; brother Richard Burns, Holt, FL; sister Colleen Burns, Virginia Beach, VA; brother-in-law James Lawlor, Watertown; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; her pup, Piper McGee; and her friends, Alice Fisher and Ann LaDuke. Patricia was predeceased by her daughter-in-law Elizabeth "Beth" DeTraglia, August 2023; a brother and sister who died in infancy, John and Sheryl Burns; sister Claudia Lawlor, May 30, 2017; sister-in-law Angela Burns; and her life long best friend Claudia Kostyk Crouch.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Friday, December 1, from 4 - 7 PM. The funeral service will be at the funeral home on Saturday, December 2, at 10 AM with Fr. Frank Natale, MSC presiding followed by entombment in Glenwood Cemetery. Online condolences to Patricia's family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations go to Alzheimer's Assoc., CNY Chapter, 5015 Campuswood Dr., Suite 102, E. Syracuse, NY 13057.


#13 Mo Cleaver 2023-12-01 15:28
Mike, sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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#12 Dan Dupee 2023-12-01 14:05
Mike and family,

Our deepest condolences, so sorry for your lose.

Dan and Jeannine Dupee
Liverpool, NY
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#11 Jeanie Gaines 2023-12-01 08:09
Patty I am sending my condolences to your family. You were a wonderful friend to me when I moved to Watertown . We had some great memories. Rest in Peace girlfriend. I hope to join you in Heaven.
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#10 Tami Gordinier 2023-11-29 23:37
This saddens me tremendously. My sincerest condolences to the DeTraglia family. I had the pleasure of working with Patricia and her husband for the last 7 years. I looked forward to our yearly visits in March. She was the sweetest woman always a pleasure to converse with her and Michael. God bless and may she truly rest in peace.
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#9 Gary Wood 2023-11-29 20:44
Sorry for your Loss Mike and that of the Family, My condolences to your Family and Friends !
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#8 Jill & Dave Fraczek 2023-11-29 16:07
Sincere condolences to Mike, Taira, Tina, and the rest of the family. Pat was a lovely lady who always had a smile on her face. And she always put a smile on ours when we drove by your beautifully decorated house and flowers! May she rest in peace.
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#7 Scott Shoen 2023-11-29 10:01
very sorry for your loss
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#6 Roland Van Deusen 2023-11-29 09:10
May God have mercy on her good soul and comfort all her loved ones. Mike, please continue to love yourself as she loved you, and share that love with all your family. She would have wanted that, and it's the best way to honor her memory.
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#5 Kathy Doe 2023-11-29 07:31
What great memories I have of Patty and Mike. The dances, parties and house parties with them, Dick and I and the Woolf’s and Pounds were the best! God bless you and your family Patty.
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#4 Gary Puccia 2023-11-29 00:44
Very sorry for the passing of your wife Mike. May she Rest In Peace. Our prayers to your entire family
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