Patricia L. "Nanny" Paterson

Patricia L. Paterson, 74 of the Town of Pittstown, formerly of Bayonne, New Jersey,  peacefully entered into eternal life in the comfort of her family on Thursday, March 7, 2018.

Born and educated in Bayonne, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Theresa Smijan Lorenzo and the beloved wife of Thomas Paterson who passed away in 1995.

Mrs. Paterson was a homemaker, loved knitting and raising her children and grandchildren.

She had been a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Bayonne.

She was the devoted mother of the late Joette Khamis, cherished grandmother of Blair Novakowski of Pittstown, the late Tricia Novakowski and the late Mohammed Khamis all three of who she raised, sister of Debra Lorenzo, Beverly Mastraberti and Joette Lorenzo, she is also survived by 10 adoring great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Rite of Christian Burial service on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, 340 Ridge Rd., North Arlington, New Jersey 07031. Phone (201) 997-1900.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tribute Program, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908, in memory of Patricia L. Paterson.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc., 565 Fourth Avenue, Troy, NY 12182. Phone (518) 235-0952.

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