Essex – Patricia L. (Morse) Di…

Essex – Patricia L. (Morse) DiFazio, 95, died Monday October 28, 2019 in the Sawtelle Hospice House in Reading after a long illness. Born in Beverly on October 27, 1924 she was the daughter of the lated Frank L. and Theresa E. (Dakaminavich) Morse.
She was a graduate of Beverly High School, Class of 1943. Mrs. DiFazio was employed for the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health for many years, she retired in 1986. She was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Essex. She was predeceased by her 2 husbands: Ernest J. Perry and later by Vincent J. DiFazio, both formerly of Essex.
Mrs. DiFazio is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Paul E. and Judith E. Perry of Epping, NH, three granddaughters, Carrianne Pike, Kimberly Kennett and Kristin Morneau, five great-grandchildren, Sondra, Jillian, Kylie, Corum and Logan and one great-great-grandchild Lilly. She is also survived by her sister, Kathryn Turlo of Beverly and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Difazio was also predeceased by her son, William M. Perry formerly of Merced, Caif.; two brothers, Frank L. Morse formerly of Florida and James E. Morse formerly of Beverly and one sister Helene E. Salamacki formerly of Florida.
A memorial service will held in the spring of 2020 and will be announced by Mrs. DiFazio’s family. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Mrs. DiFazio’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Assisting the family is the Morris Funeral Home of Ipswich. To send a condolence to the DiFazio family please go to

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