Patricia Olivieri

Obituary of Patricia Geraldine Olivieri

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Patricia Geraldine Olivieri, age 80 long time resident of Voorhees, NJ & Ocean City, NJ, lost her battle to Cancer in her home on September 13. Daughter of Edward & Dorothy Slugg, Loving wife for more than 50 years of her late husband John Olivieri, Sr., Proud Mother of John, Jr., Michael, Sr. (Alicia), and Gary (Todd). Amazing Grandmother of Kristen and Michael, Jr. Patricia was Co-Founder of Venice Plaza and worked side by side with her beloved late husband John Olivieri and her three sons for more than 50 years. Her happiest times were spent with her family especially her two grandchildren who were the beacon of light in her life. She enjoyed spending her summers on 28th Street Beach in Ocean City with her many friends and family. She also had many longtime friends from her summer vacations to Woodloch Pines. Patricia had many interests throughout her life including Walt Disney World, the Philadelphia Phillies, Card Club, Alluvium Civic Association and Alluvium Bowling League. She enjoyed Ceramics, Painting, photography, cooking and preparing for spectacular Holiday Meals. She had a kindness and love of animals and had many cats and dogs throughout her life. She will always be remembered for friendly smile and kindness for others. She was a thoughtful caring person who always thought of others before herself. She will be missed by all that knew her. Due to COVID-19 concerns, a Social Distancing/Contactless viewing will be held on Thursday, September 17 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at Zale Funeral Home, 712 N. White Horse Pike, Stratford, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 18 at 10:30am at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 27 Kresson Gibbsboro Road, Gibbsboro, NJ. Burial to Follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Berlin, NJ. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the American Cancer Society at There is no service Thursday evening following the visitation. Due to COVID-19 occupancy restrictions, we kindly ask that you please exit the building after paying your respects so that we may accommodate more visitors. Please respect physical distance amongst others and recognize that the family may not be comfortable with handshaking, hugging, etc.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Eugene J. Zale Funeral Home, Inc
712 N. White Horse Pike
Stratford, New Jersey, United States


10:30 am
Friday, September 18, 2020
St Andrew The Apostle Church
27 Kresson-Gibbsboro Rd
Gibbsboro, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
White Horse Pike
Berlin, New Jersey, United States
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