Patricia A. O’Carroll, 78, formerly of Holmdel, NJ, died on April 16, 2017 in Morristown, NJ after battling Parkinson’s Disease. She was born in Elmhurst, NY to the late John and Kathleen (nee McMahon) McElroy and lived there until moving to Middletown in 1975, and then to Holmdel in 1996. Patricia worked as a Medical Secretary for Bayshore Medical Center in the Laboratory Department and then as secretary at St. Catharine’s Church, Holmdel in the Religious Education Office. She enjoyed shopping and being with friends and family. She truly adored her 15 nieces and nephews, they meant the world to her.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Dave Battaglia of Randolph, NJ; her son, Brendan O’Carroll; her grandsons, Quinn, Shane, and Logan; her granddaughter, Linda; her great-grandson, Anthony; her older brother, John McElroy; and her younger sister, Kathy Kassl.
Patricia was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Francis “Don” O’Carroll, and her sisters, Veronica Essig and Mary Malloy.
Visitation will be held Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 8:30 am – 10:15 am at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:30 am at St. Mary’s Chapel, 26 Leonardville Rd., Middletown. Burial will follow at Fair View Cemetery, Middletown.