ANNA PETRANELLA “PAT” (nee Janosko) IRVINE, 84, of Little Falls, NJ died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.
Born in Passaic, NJ, Pat grew up in Allwood Section of Clifton, graduating Clifton High School in 1954 and then graduated from Berkeley College, East Orange. She was an Executive Secretary who had worked for Kearfott Corp, Wayne, NJ; Ebert Appraisers, and Kearfott Guidance and Navigation in Totowa.
Pat was a long time Little Falls resident for 62 years. She served on several town committees over the years; belonging to the Little Falls Athletic club and the Little Falls Junior Woman’s Club. The family remembers her in the many Little Falls events and parades, celebrating the town she loved, walking and riding on floats down main street. She was an avid collector of everything pertaining to strawberries. She was lovingly known by her cherished grandchildren and great grandchildren as “Ga”. Her biggest joy was spending time with her family. At home she was the purveyor of games, Jello and Fluffernutter!
Pat was predeceased by her parents, John and Anna (nee Yedlick) Janosko and her brother, John Janosko.
She will be eternally loved and missed by her devoted children, Robert J. Irvine of Totowa, NJ, Judi A. Verillo of Upper Saddle River, NJ; her five cherished grandchildren: Nicole and her husband Sergio Ferrari, Christopher A., Kelsey A., and Sean D. Verillo, RJ and his wife, Heather Irvine; and her three cherished great grandchildren; Gio and Sienna Ferrari, and Sonny Rose Irvine.
Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Monday at Bizub-Parker Funeral Home, 47 Main St., Little Falls. Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Tuesday at the funeral home followed by interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Saddle Brook. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to: The Seeing Eye, PO Box 375, Morristown, NJ 07963-0375.
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