Patricia O’Keefe (nee Phillips), 89, on August 2, 2021 of Ramsey formerly of Saddle River, North Arlington and Lyndhurst. Beloved wife of the late James O’Keefe. Loving mother of Karen and husband Gary Wilbur, James O’Keefe and wife Beth, Kolleen and husband Dan Ryan, Kevin O’Keefe and wife Beth, Michael O’Keefe and Susan and husband Keith McHugh. Cherished grandmother of Katie, Jen, Kelly, Kelly, James, Timothy, Michael, Kevin, Sean, Kailey, Patrick, Quinn and Connor. Adored great-grandmother of Logan, Chase and Jordan. Dear sister of Rosemary O’Keefe, Joan Papenburg and Judy Hallisey. Patricia was a parishioner of Queen of Peace, St. Gabriel’s and a current parishioner of St. Paul Church. She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed her summers at Seacrest Beach. Patricia lived for the joy of being a part of her children and grandchildren’s lives. From careers to sports and everything in between including being the anchor at family flip cup tournaments and taking part in the annual 7 seater bike race.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1 - 5 PM at Van Emburgh-Sneider-Pernice Funeral Home, 109 Darlington Ave, Ramsey. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 10:30 AM at St. Paul RC Church in Ramsey. Interment will follow at Maryrest Cemetery in Mahwah.
Donations may be made in memory of Patricia to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, giving.mskcc.org
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