Lapteff, Patricia T. (Buczak)


Patricia T. (Buczak) Lapteff, age 81, passed away Friday, October 20, 2023, with her husband and daughter by her side. She was the beloved wife of Walter Lapteff, Jr., to whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Cecilia Buczak. Patricia was the loving mother of Lisa Lynne and the late Walter Lapteff, III; grandmother of John Martin, Jr.

Patricia’s family would like to express their gratitude to all the doctors and nurses and especially the staff of the Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital for their genuine care and devotion they showed Patricia throughout her illness. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Research Foundation 249 Roosevelt Ave. Suite 201 Pawtucket, RI 02860 ( are appreciated.

Patricia’s services will be private.