Cirillo, Patricia M, 90, of Lynbrook, NY, was promoted to glory on August 6, 2021.
Patricia was the daughter of Edward and Cecelia Lever, and had 2 sisters Joan Barberi and Barbara Egenes. She is survived by her children Anne, Grace, Carol, Richard and Patricia, and she had a son Michael who passed in 2020. She is also survived by her children-in-law, Roy, Steve and Marrah. She was the beloved grandmother of Rachel, David, Kristen, Joy, Brian, Kara, Frank, Hannah, James, Elizabeth and Great Grandmother of Eve, Ethan, Evan, Emerson, Daniella, Joseph, Christopher, Gianna, Jake, Xander, Sadie, Hunter, Giovanni, Anthony, Marco, Lena, Jonathan, Kori, Frankie, Liana, Silas, and Amelia.
Patricia was born on March 23, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY. She had married Richard Cirillo in September 19, 1953 and they had 6 children together. They divorced in 1994.
She graduated from from Bayridge High School in 1949. She received an Associates Dregree in Early Childhood at Nassau Community College and a Bachelors Degree at SUNY College at Old Westbury.
After graduating from High School at the age of 18 she began working at the Getty Advertising Agency as a secretary for 4 years until she was expecting her first child.
Many years later, in her 40's, she worked part time as a secretary at Nassau Community College to help pay for her college tuition. She also volunteered as a counselor at Adelphi University working with an Abused Women's Hotline in 1989. She later worked in The Glen Oaks Library and Far Rockaway Library as a clerk. She worked briefly as an assistant teacher at Baldwin Jr High School. She worked in the Nassau County Social Services Department as a Child Support Investigator for 15 years until she retired at the age of 76.
Patricia dedicated her life to Christ at the age of 42 as a born again Christian. She was a long time member of Massapequa Tabernacle where she also sang in the choir. She attended Word of Life Ministries in Freeport, NY and taught Sunday School there. She became an ordained minister under Morris Cerullo Ministries. She attended Miracle Christian Center in Hempstead NY, Glory Zone in Bohemia NY and Christ Assembly of God Church in Franklin Square NY. She volunteered with Bill Wilson's Ministry in the Bronx teaching Sunday School, handing out food at their street meetings. She also sponsored a child through that ministry for over 20 years.
She is remembered for her generous heart and joyous spirit. She prayed unceasingly for many families and individuals and touched many lives through her devout faith and generosity. As evident in her activity in church communities, Patricia served the Lord with all her heart. She sacrificed and cared deeply for her family and friends.
She leaves a legacy of her love of Christ. Patricia Cirillo will be dearly missed.