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Patricia Ann “Pat” Romano

April 19, 1945 - July 15, 2021

Patricia Ann “Pat” Romano, age 76, of Milton, DE, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

Born in Bronx, New York on April 19, 1945, she was a daughter of the late John and Pauline (Whitehouse) Pittelli. Pat graduated from Bethpage High School and soon after became a hairdresser.  She eventually married, enjoyed raising and caring for her family and many friends.  She decided to follow her passion of caring for others by earning her Nursing degree later in life, while her children were still attending grade and high school.  Pat worked at Brunswick hospital on Long Island before relocating to Virginia, where she spent the majority of her career years working at Sentara Obici Hospital as a psychiatric nurse, eventually retiring to Delaware.

In her leisure time, Pat enjoyed spending time with family and friends, caring for her many pets, reading, listening to music, line dancing, playing scrabble, cards and making any event she planned special.  She was an amazing cook and loved her movies and popcorn.  In retirement, she enjoyed traveling, playing bar bingo at the American Legion and her greatest joy, being a Grandma.

In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by her sister, Sandy Sokolski and brother-in-law, Stan.  She is survived by her daughter, Kim Romano; son, John Romano; daughter-in-law, Michelle; granddaughter, Gianna; nephew, Mike Sokolski; nieces, Kris Sokolski (Brad) and Sue Patuano (Ray); great nephews, Michael, Mason and Quinn; and great niece, Kayla.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1:30 pm until 3:30 pm on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 E. Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will be held at 3:30 pm. Interment will be held privately. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the CDC and Governor of Delaware.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Pat’s memory to Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Ste 101, Newark, DE 19713 or American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.


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10 Condolences for Patricia Ann “Pat” Romano

  • Pat, I will miss you…you were a wonderful friend since High School..Even tho we have’t seen each other in many years, I still have the memories of the fun times we had together in Bethpage and Virginia….and FaceBook kept us in touch when we were not together.

    Rest In Peace my friend…Till we meet again…….LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!

  • My heartfelt sympathies to your family. Wishing you peace during this difficult time.

  • Thinking of you and your family. Many prayers and much love ❤️ 🙏

  • Rest In Peace dear friend….I will miss you. Love and prayers for the family during this difficult time.

  • My deepest condolences John to you and your family. I will keep you in my prayers. May you find peace during this difficult time.
    God Bless

  • We want to extend our condolences for the loss of your Mom. We were sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength during this difficult time. ❤️

  • Prayers and condolences for the family. She was a blessing to the family! Her memory will be treasured. Hugs to all.

  • Pat was such a fun part of a great group at Obici. I’m so sorry to hear of her passing. She was so proud of her family. I know you all will miss her so much. God bless you. Rest in peace Crazy Lady.

  • My sympathy’s to your for the family. I worked with pat at Obici psych she was an amazing person with a very kind heart.

  • Johnny and Kim, so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom.
    As a stepmom to me and my brothers she took the time to get to know who we were, she spent a lot of time keeping us entertained and happy, doing all of this because she wanted to. will always cherish memories together. God bless you through this difficult time. Gina.