Jo Ann Patterson

Jo Ann Patterson

Jo Ann Patterson, beloved wife, mother & grandmother, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on June 16th at 74 years of age.

She was born November 27, 1949 in Phillipsburg, NJ to Betty & Joe DiMaggio, attended Milford School and Graduated from Del Val High School. In 1969 she married her High School sweetheart Donald Patterson. Preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Jim & Bruce DiMaggio, she is survived by her daughter Holly Mackey of Lopatcong, NJ, her son Eric Patterson of South Plainfield, NJ, and grandchildren Hannah, Adam, Carter, and Grant, as well as many nieces and nephews.

After staying home until her children were in school full time, Jo Ann went back to school to fulfill her dream of becoming a nurse. For many years she worked at Delaware Valley Family Health Center in Milford, NJ serving as both Business and Nurse Manager. She was a caring advocate for her nursing patients and especially proud of her input into the construction of the current thriving medical facility.

She loved cruising, birds, flowers, and her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

A memorial gathering will be held on Monday, July 1st, 2024, from 4-6 pm at Finegan Funeral Home, 924 Second Avenue, Alpha, NJ 08865