Patricia S. Okonsky Obituary

Patricia S.  Okonsky
Patricia S. Okonsky

September 26, 1946 - October 11, 2018
Born in Staten Island, New York
Resided in Waretown, New Jersey



Patricia S. Okonsky

72, died October 11, 2018.

Patricia was born in Staten Island, New York and formerly of Germany and Somerville before moving to Waretown in 2017. She was employed as a banker for 10 years working at Raritan Savings and Summit Bank. She was a parishioner of St. Bernard RC Church in Bridgewater. In her spare time, Patricia enjoyed watching baseball games especially the NY Mets, sewing, and spending time with her family. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is predeceased by her step-son Raymond F. Okonsky and brothers Bob and Terry Gilkeson.

Surviving are her husband of 36 years, Raymond X. Okonsky, daughters Kimberly Calderon, Sherry Long, Audra Phillips, and Omega Fairhurst, step-children Gerard, Christian, Timothy, Denise, Thomas, and Jennifer Okonsky, sisters Jean Buyze, Johanna King, and Susan Warner, 34 grandchildren, and 26 great grandchildren.

Prayers will be 8:30am Tuesday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville followed by a 9:30am mass at St. Bernard RC Church, 500 Route 22 East, Bridgewater. Entombment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery in Bridgewater.

Visitation will be 7-9pm Monday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To send condolences to the family, visit



Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Monday, October 15, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church
500 Route 22 East
Bridgewater, NJ US 08807
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
9:30 AM
St. Bernard Cemetery
551 State Route 28
Bridgewater, NJ US 08807
Tuesday, October 16, 2018


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