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Patricia “Pat” Samoluk

May 2, 1934 - August 4, 2022

Patricia “Pat” Samoluk, age 88, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 4, 2022.  

Pat was born in Pennsylvania on May 2, 1934 to Charles and Frances McAteer. She was the youngest of nine children.   

Pat graduated from Chester High School where she was a drum majorette in the marching band. She loved music and dance.  In her teens, she tap-danced on local television variety shows.   

Pat loved to travel and was a member of the Royal Caribbean Crown and Anchor Society. She loved her Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles. Her biggest joy came from her family. She loved to host family parties and have a house full of people.  She took great pride in her children, her grandsons, and her home.    

She is predeceased by her parents and all 8 of her siblings. She is also predeceased by her first husband, Marcellus Sciallo (father of her children) and her second husband, John Samoluk.  She is survived by children, Patricia Farrell, Kathleen Swinick (Joseph), Frank Sciallo, and three grandsons Ryan, Conor, and Adam. Patricia is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and friends.   

The family would like to acknowledge and thank the compassionate care she received from Christiana Hospital, AccentCare/Seasons Hospice and her at home nursing aides.  

To celebrate Patricia’s life, the family is hosting an open house at her residence on Sunday, August 14, 2022 from 1 until 4 in the afternoon.    

Pat loved animals.   In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Pat’s memory to Faithful Friends Animal Society, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804 or by clicking here.

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  • We love you all so very, very much and are sending our heartfelt sympathy. Your mother was such a dear friend to all our family, and we care so dearly. Please know that we cherish all the wonderful memories of her and you all always.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you all. If you need anything I am here.

  • I have a special childhood memory of your parents hosting a sleepover at your home. Such kind people. My prayers are with you Patti.

  • Patti, Kathy and Frank. I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a very good friend and I loved her dearly. I will really miss her. 😢🙏❤️

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Pat was such a sweet lady who will be missed!

  • I am sorry to hear about Aunt Pat. I have a lot of good memories growing up. I could not wait till the whole family came over an we visited your house. I know Dad was always happy to help his little sister.there were many more memories. And hope to remember all of them. Again my condolences. And love you all.

  • Pat was a special lady in my heart. She told me she has no regrets and lived a good life. She wanted to live to see her 88th birthday and she did and then some.
    Here adult children were there for her and she appreciated all they did for her.
    I was lucky to get to know her before she passed. I already miss her.
    Maybe now she can dance again.

  • Sending my deepest condolences and heart felt prayers to the family and friends of Pat. May you find comfort and peace in the days to come.

  • My deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother. In my childhood memories Aunt Pat was always laughing and a lot of fun. May you take comfort in the memories of those happier times.