Patricia Santoro of Whiting, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on December 24, 2017 at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro at the age of 72.
Visitations will be held on Friday, January 5th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Gleason Funeral Home (1360 Hamilton Street, Somerset, NJ). A viewing will take place the following morning of Saturday, January 6th from 9:00am to 10:00am at Gleason Funeral Home, with funeral services following at 10:30am at St. Matthias Catholic Church (168 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Somerset, NJ). In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to two of Pat’s favorite organizations: the Jersey Shore Animal Shelter in Brick, NJ or the Saint Huberts Animal Welfare Center in Madison, NJ.
Patricia was born in Brooklyn, New York to the late Albert and Edith Santoro. She worked for many years in finance at Merrill Lynch. Pat was fiercely independent, but also enjoyed time spent with her many friends and her loving family. She had an intense love of all animals and treasured her dogs Bert, Berenger and Bella.
Patricia was predeceased by her brother Albert. She is survived by her loyal sister and brother-in-law Elaine & Ronald Bianchini Sr., and her nieces and nephews Ronald Bianchini Jr., Susan Montalbano, Peter Bianchini, Christine Kroening, Jeffrey Santoro and Albert Bianchini. She also has eleven grandnieces/nephews. Pat will be missed by all.