Tiffany Bodinizzo Obituary, Death – Bodinizzo, age 95, passed away in a calm and serene manner on Sunday, from Alzheimer’s disease-related complications at the Shrewsbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, where she had been a resident for the past seven years. Peter J. Bodinizzo, the devoted husband she had shared with 56 years, passed away on December 11, 2004. Mary Jane Bodinizzo, Catherine Bodinizzo, and Nicholas Bodin all reside in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Paul Bodin resides in Key Biscayne, Florida, and John Bodin and his wife Patricia Bodin reside in Walpole, Massachusetts. Pat leaves behind five children. In addition, she is survived by her grandchildren Jill Mulrain of Worcester, Massachusetts, David Bodin of Oakland, California, Andrew Bodin and Lauren Bodin of Walpole, Massachusetts, and Keith Bodin and wife Rebecca Lis of Redmond, Washington. In addition, she leaves behind a great-grandchild named Timothy Mulrain who resides in Worcester, Massachusetts, along with a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins, and their respective families.
Pat is survived by two brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law, including George Laug of Florence, South Carolina, Joseph and Gloria Bodinizzo, Robert and Theresa Parretti, Annette Pellegrino, and Theresa Bodinizzo, all of Worcester, Massachusetts. Annette Pellegrino and Theresa Bodinizzo are both from Worcester. Pat was preceded in death by her sister Mary Bastardi and brother-in-law Paul Bastardi, her sister Rita Laug, her brother Egidio Gulia and sister-in-law Helen Gulia, as well as the following brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Judge Anthony and Mary Tomasiello, Michael Bodinizzo, Joseph and Frances Walkowiak, and John Bodinizzo.
Daughter of the late Domenic and Catherine (Foppoli) Gulia, Pasqua was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her parents both passed away. She received her diplomas from Belmont Prep School (Class of 1937A), Commerce High School (Class of 1940B), where she was a Horace Mann Scholar, and Boston University (College of Liberal Arts), Class of 1945. During her time at Belmont Prep School, she served as the Class President. Following her graduation from college, she took a job at Quinsigamond House as the Director of the Girls Club.
After that, she moved to Chicago, Illinois, where she took a job as the Recreation Director at the Chicago Commons Settlement House. She met her future husband Peter Bodinizzo, who was also from Worcester and was attending school in Chicago, while she was working in Chicago. Peter Bodinizzo was also from Worcester. They had their wedding in 1948, and a few years later they settled back down in Worcester. Pat went back to work at the Worcester Public Schools after she had finished raising her five children and became a substitute teacher there. She retired in 1987 after having spent many years working at the Alumni Office of Worcester Academy, where she had been employed. Pat was a very involved mother when it came to her children’s education, and she was overjoyed that all five of her children were able to earn college degrees.