Patricia Mancuso, 80
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Patricia Ann (Kingsley) Mancuso, 80, of North Adams, died on Monday, July 12, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family. Patricia was born in North Adams, on January 2, 1941, a daughter of the late Carl & Doris (Sumner) Kingsley Jr. Patricia attended schools in North Adams and graduated from Drury High School. She was employed at Williams College for over 30 years and the owner of The Beach in Florida, MA from 1979-1983.
During her lifetime she enjoyed singing, playing the piano and organ. In her younger years, she performed with her brothers, calling themselves The Kingsley Trio and then she continued to entertain at weddings and local venues.
Little Patty, aka Pattycakes, had the biggest heart, warmest smile and loved being with family and friends. Patty was a board member of Popcares, loved volunteering and the special friendships she made. In 2019, Popcares presented her with the Henry Bounds Spirit of Kindness award. Patty was an avid golfer at Waubeeka, bowled for many years at Greylock Bowl and was a proud member of the Berkshire County Line dancers and loved to dance. She was the reigning Florida Mountain Turnip Queen.
Patricia leaves behind her son Curtis Cowell and his wife, Krista of North Adams, MA, daughter Colleen Passardi and her husband Gary of Wesley Chapel, FL, and daughter, Nicole Mancuso of Holiday, FL. She has 7 grandchildren, Dylan, Brandon, Justyn, Lexi, Eliza, Samantha and Matthew, and 2 great grandchildren, Riley & Gunnar; sisters, Sandra Atkins and Lynette Lacoss; brothers, Stuart Kingsley, Carl “Bud” Kingsley III, and Robert Kingsley.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours for Patricia will be on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM with an opportunity for words of reflection at 11:30 AM at Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home – WEST CHAPEL 521 West Main Street North Adams, MA 01247. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to PopCares in care of the funeral home. FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours for Patricia will be on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 9:30 – 11:30 AM with an opportunity for words of reflection at 11:30 AM at Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home – WEST CHAPEL 521 West Main Street North Adams, MA 01247. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to PopCares in care of the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
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