Patricia Ladd

Patricia A. Ladd

1952 - 2021

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Obituary of Patricia A. Ladd

Patricia A. Ladd (nee McArdle) 69, of Palermo, NJ passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Born in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, Pa to the late Harry and Mildred (nee Payne) McArdle, she was a graduate of Nazareth Academy High School Class of 1970. After two years at Saint Joseph’s University, Patricia started her teaching career at St. Joachim and St. Bartholomew Schools in Philadelphia, PA. In 1980 she moved to Margate where she started working as a waitress at Maloneys. In the Fall of the same year, she began her career at Harrah’s Casino in the security department. After 20 years in Atlantic City, Patricia made her way back into education when she started teaching at Trinity Pre-School while attending Stockton College to attain her education degree. Patricia restarted her full-time teaching career as a third and fifth grade teacher at Upper Township Elementary School, where she spent 17 memorable years before her retirement. After her retirement from education, Pat worked at Dalrymples Hallmark store in Sea Isle City. Pat enjoyed going to concerts so much she also got a job as an usher at Boardwalk Hall, Ocean Casino and Hard Rock Casino. Surviving are her children, Kelsey and Ryan Ladd; a brother, Kevin (Joanne) McArdle, many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and a grand nephew, and friends. She was predeceased by her sister, Denise Stricker. A Memorial Mass of Catholic Burial will be offered Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11 a.m. from Our Lady of Good Counsel R. C. Church of St. Damien Parish, 40th Street at Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, NJ, where friends may visit and pay their respects from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Burial will follow in Seaside Cemetery, Palermo, NJ. Memorial contributions in Patricia’s name, in lieu of flowers, are suggested to either the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at pancan.org; or the Upper Township PTO. Condolences may be left for the family at www.godfreyfuneralhome.com
Monday
3
May

Visitation at Main Service

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Monday, May 3, 2021
Our Lady Of Good Counsel R. C. Church Of St. Damien Parish
40th Street At Asbury Avenue
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
Monday
3
May

Mass

11:00 am
Monday, May 3, 2021
Our Lady Of Good Counsel R. C. Church Of St. Damien Parish
40th Street At Asbury Avenue
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
Monday
3
May

Final Resting Place

12:15 pm
Monday, May 3, 2021
Seaside Cemetery Company
559 South Shore Road
Palermo, New Jersey, United States