PRICE - Patricia "Patti" Colosimo O'Neil, age 54, passed away May 19, 2013 in Provo.
She was born March 17, 1959 in Price to Louie and Patricia Littlejohn Colosimo.
Patti was a lifelong resident of Carbon County who attended Notre Dame Regional School and graduated from Carbon High School in 1977. On Oct. 12, 1980, she married George Patrick O'Neil in Elko, Nev.
Patti was a member of the Catholic Church. She enjoyed camping, gardening, traveling and going to Wendover. Patti worked many jobs in Carbon County and touched the lives of everyone she came in contact with. Whether it was at work or play, Patti could brighten anyone's day regardless of the situation. Her beautiful smile, contagious laugh and gift to gab left many speechless at times.
Patti shared an unwavering love for her family, friends and neighbors. She cherished her family and was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her first grandchild in November. Patti will be dearly missed by her family and a community of friends
Survived by her husband, Pat O'Neil, Price; daughter and son, Tiffany (Richard) Williams, Tyson (Carrie) O'Neil, both of Murray; mother, Pat Colosimo, Price; sisters, Sidnee (Robert) Krajnc, Mesquite, Nev; Kelli (Allen) Nielsen, Huntington; niece, Mandee Krajnc, Mesquite, Nev; aunt, Joni Orphanakis, Salt Lake City; special friend, Sandra Barff, Helper; many cousins, dear friends and her constant companion, "Cubbie".
She was preceded in death by father Louie Colosimo; nephews, Louis and A.J.; and beloved aunt Mary.
Funeral Mass, Friday, May 24, 2013, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Vigil service, Thursday 7 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday and Friday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Cliffview Cemetery, Price. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are welcome daily and may share memories of Patti at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.
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