Patricia A. Esposito, "Pat", age 64 passed away peacefully at home on February 9, 2021. She was born June 10, 1956 in Queens, NY to Grace Dunn and Edward O'Brien. She was raised in Queens, NY.
She married her best friend, true love, and soulmate, Joseph Esposito on October 1, 1983. She had a vivacious personality and always made people around her laugh. She made friends everywhere she went and they loved her as well.
Following the birth of her children, Patricia became dedicated to her own education as well as the education of others. She obtained her GED and graduated Kingsborough Community College with an Associates in Education. Patricia worked as a Teacher's Assistant at Our Lady of Grace. In 2004, she became a Paraprofessional for NYC's Department of Education for District 75. Patricia attended Touro College for her Bachelor of Science in Education, graduating with honors and Summa Cum Laude. She became an Inclusion Teacher for District 75 at I.S. 303. Patricia then attended Touro's Graduate School of Education, receiving a Master of Science in General and Special Education. Patricia continued educating those with severe special needs until her retirement in 2018.
Patricia was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her children and embraced every moment with them. She made sure her children enjoyed every aspect of life. Patricia made sure they participated in anything they desired, from performing piano concerts at Carnegie Hall, attending Space Camp, and a multitude of sports and extracurriculars. Patricia volunteered at both Our Lady of Grace school and Our Lady of Grace Church. She was a part of the Fundraising Committee and a dedicated Girl Scout Leader. Patricia was also an avid animal lover, adopting and finding homes for all sorts of animals. She always led by example, nothing was too big or too small for her to tackle. She especially loved her role as Grandma. She looked forward to her daily Old McDonald sing-alongs and kisses from her granddaughters.
She is the loving & devoted mother of Jacqueline Esposito, Joseph Esposito Jr., James Esposito, and Jesse Esposito. Cherished grandmother of Cassidy A. Baird and Cassandra G. Baird. She is also lovingly survived by the Esposito Family, Levy Family, O'Hagan Family, and Baird Family of Brooklyn, NY. Patricia also leaves behind six nieces and nephews.
Family & friends are invited to attend memorial hours on Saturday, the 20th of February from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Marine Park Funeral Home, 3024 Quentin Road, Brooklyn NY 11234.