November 24, 1946 - September 5, 2021
Patricia Mottola, 74, of Old Bridge, NJ passed away on September 5, 2021 at her residence. She was born on November 24, 1946 to Mary and Patrick O'Leary in Hoboken, NJ. Patricia grew up in Hoboken and went on to start her own family with her beloved husband Richard. They settled in Old Bridge in 1976 where they raised their 5 children. Patricia was a wonderful mother and grandmother, organizing frequent family gatherings with delicious home cooked food, especially around the holidays. She also loved plants and her outdoor flower gardens. She took much pride in her backyard, a natural oasis where she enjoyed nature and wildlife and where she gathered family often. Patricia's 9 grandchildren were the center of her world and her greatest happiness was gathering them for pool parties at her house. She loved all her grandkids and children dearly and went out of her way to make sure they each knew how proud she was of them, and how special they were to her. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Patricia is survived by her children, Lisette Mottola, Dena Mottola Jaborska and husband Pierre, Vincent Mottola and wife Melanie, Anthony Mottola and wife Kristin, Michele Trzeciak and husband Brian; her brother, Robert O'Leary and wife Barbara; her brother-in-law James Mottola and wife Mariann; sister-in-law Andrea Goldsack; 9 grandchildren Olivia and Nicolas Jaborska; Gabriella, Alexandra and Patrick Mottola; Molly and Ryan Mottola; Teagan and Brady Trzeciak; her best friend Mary Ann Scilingo and husband Tony; and many dearly loved cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 51 years , Richard E Mottola. Visitation will be held Friday, September 10, 2021 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Old Bridge Funeral Home, 2350 RT 516, Old Bridge, NJ 08857. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 10:30 am at St Ambrose RC Church, 83 Throckmorton Lane, Old Bridge, NJ 08857. Burial will follow at the Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Old Bridge Turnpike, East Brunswick, NJ 08816. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St Jude's Children's Hospital or the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Website links for donations are provided below: https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html?sc_icid=home-btn-donate-now https://www.chop.edu/giving/get-involved/how-make-gift Online condolences can be given at www.oldbridgefh.com.
Patricia Mottola, 74, of Old Bridge, NJ passed away on September 5, 2021 at her residence. She was born on November 24, 1946 to Mary and Patrick O'Leary in Hoboken, NJ. Patricia grew up in Hoboken and went on to start her own family with her... View Obituary & Service Information
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