10/05/2012 09:01 am ET Updated Dec 05, 2012

Lisa Niemi, Patrick Swayze's Widow, Dating Jeweler Alberto DePrisco

Lisa Niemi is smiling once again about her love life.

Patrick Swayze's wife of 34 years has started dating again, her rep confirms to PEOPLE (Swayze passed away in September 2009). The actor's widow is seeing jeweler Albert DePrisco after meeting via a mutual friend during a celebration for Lisa's birthday.

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