Patricia Torchia

Obituary of Patricia Ann Torchia

Mrs. Patricia Ann Torchia, 81, of Utica, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New Hartford with her loving family by her side. Patricia was born in Utica, on July 12, 1938, the daughter of Louis and Arabell (Hardell) LaSalle. She was raised and educated in Utica and was a graduate of St. Francis de Sales High School. On April 9, 1960, Patricia was united in marriage with Salvatore Torchia. For many years, she was employed with the Teamsters Union. Patricia was a loving wife. mother and grandmother whose greatest joy was spending time with her cherished grandchildren who were the light of her life. Mrs. Torchia is survived by her loving husband, Salvatore; three children, Michele Torchia of Utica, Joseph Torchia of Utica and Christine and Frank Zogby of Frankfort; six cherished grandchildren, Frank Zogby, II and his fiancée Joanna Nassimo, Sunni and Pete Buttacaroli, Zoey Zogby, Jordyn Torchia and her fiancée Jeff Albright, Matthew Torchia and Ryan Torchia; two adored great grandchildren, Salvatore Buttacaroli and Giovanni Buttacaroli; one brother and sister-in-law, Al and Joan LaSalle of Utica and one brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Anthony and Darlene Torchia of Utica as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Ronald LaSalle and special nephew, Vincent Esposito. Relatives and friends are invited to a celebration of Patricia’s life, on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Daniele's at Valley View, 620 Memorial Parkway, Utica. Those wishing to make a donation in Patricia’s memory, please consider the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Torchia’s family extends their heartfelt gratitude to Patricia’s nephew, Tony Esposito and great nephews, Anton Esposito and Evan Esposito for the many years of love you showed to Patricia.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Patricia Torchia, please visit Tribute Store
Thursday
2
January

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Daniele's At Valley View
620 Memorial Parkway
Utica, New York, United States

Memorial Donations

American Cancer Society
Share Your Memory of
Patricia