Patricia Ann (Arkel) DiPaolo, 70, Whiting, NJ passed away peacefully at home on December 23, 2017.
Patricia was born in Goshen, NY to Jennie Arkel Buchko and John Buchko on January 28,1947. She was a stay at home mom and raised her three loving children while helping her husband run the family business. She enjoyed gardening, shopping and doing her arts and crafts, most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. Patricia and her husband Joseph lived in Sparta for 30 years before retiring to Whiting, NJ 10 years ago.
Patricia is survived by her devoted husband Joseph of Whiting, her children Joseph DiPaolo, Jr. of Lk. Hopatcong, Charlene Kimble of Wantage and James DiPaolo, of Sparta. Her brother Raymond Arkel, Warwick, NY, sister Margaret Schultz, and her grandchildren, Casey, Kaitlyn and Amber and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded by her parents Jennie Arkel Buchko and John Buckho, sister Dorothy Arkel, brothers George and Dan Arkel and John Buchko, Jr.
A cremation memorial will be held at Ocean County Cremation Service, 1252 Rt. 37W, Toms River, NJ, December 30th and 1:00pm-2:00pm with a service 2:00pm.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association in her honor by going to www.lung.org