A funeral mass took place Dec. 15 at St. Anne’s Church in Jersey City for Patricia Murphy, 62. She passed away, surrounded by her family, on Dec., 11. Born in Jersey City, Patricia was a lifelong resident until moving to Secaucus ten years ago. She was employed as an administrative assistant for Hudson County Community College and was a former member of The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee. Patricia was the wife of Thomas Schwartz; mother of Robert Alvarez and Kristin Alvarez, (Robert Albern); stepmother of Thomas Schwartz, (Colleen) and step-grandmother to James Schwartz; sister of Dennis Murphy, (Margaret Ribustelli); aunt of Hector Lopez, Jr., and Kristal Lopez; great aunt of Angelina, Alexander and Charlotte.
Services arranged by the McLaughlin Funeral Home, Jersey City.

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