Patricia A. Kreidler

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 20:46


Patricia A. Kreidler, 80, of New Britain died Friday, July 7, 2017, at home. Born In New Britain, the daughter of the late Edward and Marguerite (McEnroe) O’Keefe, she was a lifelong resident. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s School and attended New Britain High School. She enjoyed playing cards, Bingo and was well known as being a very lucky lottery player. Prior to the digital age, Pat was the family photographer. She always had a camera in tow to commemorate all the family occasions.

Patricia is survived by a daughter, Donna Clemens and her husband, Dean, of Berlin; four sisters, Margaret Nelson, Sheila Masella and Geraldine Curtis, all of New Britain, and Karen and her husband, Fred Ortola, of Niantic; a brother, Edward J. O’Keefe Jr. and his wife, Joan, of Deland, Fla.; a grandson, Michael Keating of Hilton Head, S.C.; a granddaughter, Heather and her husband, Michael Jeter, of Berlin, and a great-granddaughter, Aubrey Jeter, along with many nieces and nephews, and grand nieces and nephews.

Patricia was predeceased by two sisters, Catherine Basile and Eileen Germano.

Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Friday, July 14, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 195 S. Main St., New Britain. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. There are no calling hours. To send a condolence, please visit .

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 20:46. Updated: Tuesday, 11 July 2017 20:48.