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Pat Dellisanti

Pat Dellisanti was born and raised in Long Island, New York. She attended St. Clement's Parochial School and John Adams High School. After graduation, Pat worked for Transamerica Insurance Company in New York City. She married John, an aspiring architect, in 1950. The couple moved to Phoenix in 1953 and raised three sons. Pat acquired her real estate license in 1970 while working primarily in a Century 21 office until she retired in 2011. Pat's husband died in 2009, and she moved to Beatitudes Campus in 2010.

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My Life in Two Heartbeats

My Life in Two Heartbeats

Teenage years filled with fun and teen drama
Courting; romance; marriage.
Raising kids—cheering at Little League games.
Proud mother of three sons,
And then they are gone—pursuing their own dreams.
Empty nesters now.
New career to fill the empty spaces.
Time now for vacations and golf trips
And good friends.
Almost 60 years of a loving relationship.
Then time takes it’s inevitable toll.
Frailty, illness and finally loss.
Mourning, adjusting (but not really)
Trying to move on.
And then, just when resignation sets in
There comes a spark.
Unexpected, unbidden
And life is good again.

A Fish Tale

A Fish Tale

Our first trip to the beautiful White Mountains of Arizona came about after we braved the primitive Apache Trail and stayed at Judd’s Ranch for a weekend.

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