September 1, 1970 ~ October 11, 2007
Dawn Marie Pascale Cito, 37, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2007 after a long battle with PPH. Dawn was born in New Haven, CT on September 1, 1970. She was a graduate of West Haven High where she was an All-State Softball Player. She was an avid sports fan, her favorite teams were the Yankees, Cowboys, and the Bruins. With Fierce courage, Dawn fought this illness and remarkably still found moments to smile and be concerned about her loved ones. She was a true inspiration to her family and friends. She is survived be her mother Gerri Pascale of West Haven, her brothers Joe Pascale and his wife Mindy of Stratford, David Pascale and his wife Robin of Wallingford, and Keith Pascale and his wife Cindy of North Haven. Other survivors include many nieces and nephews: Ronny, Anthony, Stacy, Kayla, Jessica, Keith, Julia, Giovanna, Ava and especially her Godson, Cody. She will be sadly missed by her devoted Best Friend Amy Brusey and family of Stratford, and many Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins. Also Vincent Cito and family of Fairfield. A special mention to Dr. Michael Landzberg and his staff from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA for their warm and compassionate care giving. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven, Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John Vianney Church at 11 a.m. Friends may call Monday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Dawn for PPH to - Boston Adult Congenital Heart (BACH) and Pulmonary Hypertension Group at Brigham and Women's Hospital Development Office, 116 Huntington Ave., 5thfl., Boston. MA. 02115 or Donate online at http://www.brighamandwomens.org go to Donate at the top of the screen, then to make a gift online in the middle of the screen. Fill out the form, at the Gift Information section select Other insert BACH GROUP. Thanking you in advance for what ever you can donate. Dawn was truly passionate and adamant about making donations to the group that so compassionately cared for her.