Kent- Patrice A. Galterio, 64, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2023, at Valerie Manor, Torrington. She was the beloved wife of Frank Galterio.
Patrice was born in White Plains, NY, on January 20, 1959, daughter of the late Phil and Katherine (Sedberry) Cristiano, and had been a Kent resident for many years. She was a gifted artist and graphic designer, turning her love of the arts into her life’s work. Patrice was the Executive Director of the Kent Film Festival from 2006 to 2012.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, Frank, include a brother, Tom Cristiano of Oregon; a nephew, John Cristiano of Colorado; her best friends, Jamie Pearl of Brookfield, and Sharon Wenderoth of Yorktown Heights, NY; and her beloved dog, Izzy.
Services will be private. Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home, Torrington, is in care of arrangements.
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