Phyllis DeCato 87 of Hamden passed away peacefully at Yale New Haven Hospital on April 15, 2018. She was born November 20, 1930 in New Haven to James and Madeline (Esposito) DeCato. She is survived by her sister, Faye Levenduski (Joseph) of West Haven and brother, Anthony DeCato of FL along with numerous beloved nieces and nephews. Phyllis is preceded in death by her parents, and sisters, Rae Colella and Josephine Gilhuly. All services are private with Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home (Clancy Funeral Home) East Haven.