Patricia M. (Crowley) Izzi

Warwick Beacon ·

Patricia M. (Crowley) Izzi, 64, of Warwick passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late John D. Izzi.

Born in Providence., she was a daughter of the late John J. and Margaret M. (O’Shea) Crowley. An educator, Patricia taught at Attleboro High School for 39 years, serving as math department coordinator since 1996. She was a graduate of St. Xavier Academy and Rhode Island College and received her Master of Education from Providence College in 2013. She had served as treasurer of the Attleboro Education Association since 2001 and also worked as a tax specialist at H&R Block in Rhode Island for nearly thirty years. Throughout her career, she was a member of numerous local and national education organizations and committees. In 2007, she was named Teacher of the Year by the Greater Attleboro Chamber of Commerce.

She was the mother of John J. Izzi and his wife, Keiko, of Brooklyn, NY; Jessica M. Izzi, D.V.M., of Columbia, MD; and Matthew C. Izzi of East Boston, MA. She is survived by one grandson, Henry I. Izzi of Brooklyn. She was the sister of John J. Crowley, Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Cranston; Mary F. Canole and her husband, Michael, of Cranston; Kathleen V. Hemingway of Greenville; and the late Geraldine A. Crowley and Robert M. Crowley, Sr. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Barbara J. Izzi of Smithfield and Kathleen F. Crowley of Coventry.

Her funeral will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. from The Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Warwick (Exit 12A on I-95), with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 596 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick. Her burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours will be held at Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 5, from 4 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Patricia’s name to the Attleboro Scholarship Foundation, 89 North Main Street, P.O. Box 1666, Attleboro, MA 02703.