Pasqualena (Mercuri) Pires, 56, known to her friends as Patti, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Edmund M Pires Jr for over 31 years and the daughter of the late Peter and Felicia (Gallo) Mercuri.
Patti was a devoted wife and mother and sister who excelled in the art of needlecraft and design. As owner of a design company for over 20 years, she created beautiful and unique articles for the home as well as treasured keepsakes for family and friends. She will always be remembered for her originality, kindness and giving spirit.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her beloved sons, Edmund Marques (Marc) Pires, III of Limerick, Christopher M Pires of Audubon; her siblings, Annie Detwiler (Brian), Dominic Mercuri, Peter Mercuri (Cynthia), Michael J Mercuri and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Mass at 11 AM on Monday, November 20, 2017, at St. Eleanor Catholic Church, 647 Locust St. Collegeville, PA 19426. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Patti to the American Cancer Society at http//:www.cancer.org. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.rlwilliamsfuneralhome.com