Alice Helene Patrignelli

June 28, 1939 ~ July 4, 2021 (age 82)


Alice Helene Patrignelli (Thibault) age 82, peacefully passed away early Sunday morning, July 4, 2021 at Shady Knoll in Seymour, CT. 

Alice was born in Bridgeport on June 28, 1939, to the late Louis E. and Julia M. (Vickers) Thibault. Residing in Fairfield for her childhood and graduating from Andrew Warde High School in 1957.  In 1959 she married the late Arthur Patrignelli raising their three children in Monroe and Fairfield.

She worked for the Monroe Supermarket while her children were small, eventually taking a position with Pathmark in Stratford, retiring from Stop and Shop as a daytime cashier.  She also held a second job at the Peoples Bank in Bridgeport CT as a Processing Clerk.

Alice truly enjoyed being with her family, especially spending time with her children and grandchildren, who she loved to cook for and will always be remembered for her chicken cutlets, mashed potatoes, green beans and chocolate milk.  She enjoyed the company of her friends, going to the movies, bowling, dancing and John Wayne.  She especially loved going for long walks at St. Mary’s by the Sea in Bridgeport. She regularly visited her brother; Louis and his life partner, the late Benjamin SanDoval, in California several times a year. One of her most memorable times was a trip to Medjugorje where she experienced the grace and presence of God.  She loved going to church and being a part of her religious community.  She was a member of St. Ann Church, where she was called to service to be an Eucharistic Minister distributing communion at mass and volunteering to distribute communion to the church community homebound regularly.  She lectured mass often, attended bible classes and studies. She enjoyed her bible studies and the friends she made in her church community. 

Alice is survived by her brother Louis R. Thibault of California, her three children, Marie Antonia Defelice, Carolyn Ann Patrignelli and Anthony Paul Patrignelli and his wife Patricia Ann.  Her ten grandchildren, Heather (husband Brian Gazlay), Amy (fiancé Stephen Parker), Stacey, Christian (wife Kristen), Alyssa (husband Steven Hernandez), Kaitlin (fiancé Dino Russo) Nicole (fiancé Christopher LaMattina), Megan, Tony and Lauren.  Eight great grandchildren: Kara, Regan, Tanner, Mathew, Grindon, Lane, Andrew and John. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Alice was predeceased by her sisters Eloise Thibault and Joan Woitowitz.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:00am meeting directly in St. Augustine’s Church, 35 Washington Avenue, Seymour. Interment will follow in St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, Fairfield. Friends may call Friday 4-8pm in the Redgate-Hennessy Funeral Home, Main Street and Gorham Place, Trumbull.

The Family would like to thank the staff at Shady Knoll for the comfort and care and the Athena Hospice staff for their guided attention and deep concern for Alice and her family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association To send online condolences please visit


July 9, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Redgate - Hennessy Funeral Directors
4 Gorham Place
Trumbull, CT 06611

Mass of Christian Burial
July 10, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Augustine’s Church
35 Washington Avenue
Seymour, CT 06483

Interment following funeral service
July 10, 2021

St. Thomas Cemetery

Fairfield, CT


Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter
200 Executive Boulevard, Suite 4B, Southington CT 06489

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