Mrs. Patricia N. Licata-Amantia

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Word reached the Pastoral Center of the passing of Mrs. Patricia N. Licata-Amantia on December 16, 2023.  Mrs. Licata-Amantia was the mother of Reverend Damian Amantia, T.O.R., Pastor of St. Mary Our Lady of Grace Parish, St. Petersburg.

She rejoins in heaven her beloved parents Felix and Elizabeth Colecchi Licata; a brother and five sisters, Rudolph Licata, Julia Licata, Olga Bognanno, Antonette Licata Wendleton, and Geneva Deslauries and Gloria Gallo. She is survived by her son, Franciscan Father Damian (Shawn) Amantia,TOR, and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will take place on December 21, 2023 at St. Raphael Catholic Church, Hamilton Twp., NJ.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 or online at

Complete obituary at this link.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Rev. Damian Amantia, T.O.R., c/o St. Mary Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 515 4th Street S., St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

Please keep Father Amantia, his family members and loved ones in your kind thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed,
by the mercy of God rest in peace!