Patricia Ellen Forder, 82, of Budd Lake, NJ passed away peacefully on September 23, 2019 in Newton Memorial Hospital with her loving family by her side.
Patricia was born on April 28, 1937 in Newark, NJ to the late Arthur and Mary Horton.
She married the love of her life Thomas Forder together they celebrated 56 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2013. Patricia was a homemaker and loved being able to stay home and raise her family. She enjoyed needlepoint, painting and gardening. She collected birdhouses and loved to decorate for the holidays. In her younger years, she enjoyed horseback riding. She also attended events at the Mount Olive Senior Center. She was of the Catholic faith and a parishioner of St. Jude's Catholic Church in Budd Lake, NJ. Above all she loved her family and cherished every moment spent with them. She will be sadly missed.
She is survived by her loving children; Arthur Forder, Christopher Forder, Mark Forder and his wife Gina, and Connie Breeding and her husband Gordon; her treasured grandchildren; Morgan and Connor Breeding and Alexandra and Matthew Forder
Family and friends may pay their respects on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 5-8PM at the Maguire-Scala Memorial Home, 124 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 10:30 AM at the St. Jude's Catholic Church, 17 Mount Olive Road, Budd Lake, NJ 07828
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Patricia's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942, http://www.stjude.org/
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Maguire-Scala Memorial Home, 124 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840.