Patricia Frances (Guastamachio) Taylor, age 83, passed away in New Port Richey, FL on Sunday December 6, 2020 with her daughter by her side after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was a true warrior. Born on February 9, 1937, in Hartford Connecticut, she lived in Orange Park FL for many years before relocating to New Port Richey to be near family after losing her husband Wayne. Pat loved children and ran her own day care business for many years. She loved Christmas and crafting, selling her crafts to buy toys as well as running toy drives for less fortunate children. She received several awards for her generosity. Pat was very sociable and made an impression on everyone she met. Her door was always open. She was loved by so many and will be missed greatly every day.
Survivors include her daughter Gail Casalini, son in law Michael Casalini and their dog Penny, six grandchildren, Cory Tippins, Arthur Genovese III, Chaila Genovese, Gina Carraro, Obed Genovese and Nicole Genovese, three great grandchildren, sisters Jacqueline Caglioni and Linda Cappelli, brother Joseph Guastamachio and many nieces and nephews. Pat was preceded in death by her husband Wayne R. Taylor, her son Arthur Genovese Jr. and her daughter Janice Genovese, mother and father Joseph and Josephine Guastamachio.
There will be no services due to the current pandemic. Please say a prayer for her to wish her well on her new journey.
If you wish you may donate a new toy in her honor and memory to your local toy drive. She also donated to St. Joseph’s Indian School www.stjo.org/dec and to St. Jude Children’s Hospital www.stjude.org.