Kathleen Vitiello, known as “Pat” was born Kathleen Patricia Merrill in New York, NY in 1941. Pat passed away in her home on April 25, 2019. Raised in Nutley, NJ. She grew up with her sisters, Anne, Elaine, Susan, and Jean. Pat moved to Brooklyn, NY in the early 1960s and remained in Park Slope throughout her life. Professionally, she had careers in real estate and child care. She loved New York City, Fire Island in the summer, the South Street Seaport, ballet, and piano. Pat is survived by her 3 children, Stephen, Marisa, Gabrielle, their partners Tracy and Tom, granddaughter Georgia and Pat’s sisters, Anne, Susan and Jean.
The family requests no flowers, please. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Pat’s memory, to one of the following charities:
- Park Slope Women’s Shelter (https://www.camba.org/programs/housing/homelessshelters/adultshelters/parkslopewomensshelter)
-St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital (https://www.stjude.org/)
-Or the charity of your choice
Pat requested a small private gathering rather than a funeral.
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