Patricia Ann Vandenbree

Vandenbree, Patricia Ann (nee DeRitter) age 71 of Totowa at rest in Wayne on February 24, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Roy Thomas Vandenbree (2015). Loving Mother of Donna Tortoriello and her husband Frank of Toms River, Roy T. Vandenbree II of Exter, PA., Thomas J. Vandenbree of Totowa and Robert A. Vandenbree of Totowa. Dear grandmother of Briana Lyn, Frank Michael, Kaelyn Nicole, Ashlyn Marie and Amanda Catherine. Cherished sister of Deborah Graziani and her husband Vincent of Wayne, Allan DeRitter and his wife Jenny of Lodi, Jack DeRitter and his wife Mary of Hawthorne and Roy DeRitter and his wife Janet of Lake Hiawatha, Parsippany Twp. Aunt of the late Denis Din. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Born in Paterson, she lived in Totowa her entire life. She was Secretary for doctors and administrators at Preakness Health Care Center, Wayne and the Acting Director of the Auxilliary at Preakness before retiring in 2009. After retirement she stayed on as a Volunteer as Recording Secretary and Treasurer of the Auxilliary at Preakness Health Care. Mrs. Vandenbree ran the Totowa PAL Cheerleading Program for many years. She was the VP of the Passaic Valley Baseball Association. She was a Totowa Borough Crossing Guard for many years. She was a NJ Devils fan. She enjoyed running Tricky Tray fundraisers. She also loved to cruise. She cherished time spent with her grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Wednesday at 9:00 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. James R.C. Church, Totowa at 9:30 AM. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. Friends may visit Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society N.J. Division Inc., Bergen county Unit, 20 Mercer Street, Hackensack, N.J. 07601 would be appreciated.