Pat Edward Onorata Sr., 86, of New Milford, died Aug. 28 at New Milford Hospital. He was the husband of Helena Mitchell Onorata.

Mr. Onorata was born March 22, 1926 in Mount Vernon, N.Y., son of the late Joseph and Rose Patrono Onorata.

He was a resident of New Milford since 1984, moving from Pelham, N.Y.

A graduate of Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y., he was a banker for many years at the New Milford Savings Bank prior to his retirement.

In addition to his wife of 56 years, Mr. Onorata is survived by a son, Pat E. Onorata Jr. and his wife, Caridad; three daughters, Kathryn Onorata, Beth Onorata and Laura Miller and her husband, Michael; eight grandchildren, Matthew Onorata, Nicole Cabral, Maxwell Miller, Vincent Miller, Tyler Miller, Joshua Miller, Sasha Cordero and Javier Cordero.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today at 11 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church, Route 109 in New Milford. Burial will follow at St. Francis Cemetery in New Milford.

Friends may call today from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge St. in New Milford.