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Patricia A. Ruditys

April 3rd, 2024

Patricia (“Patti”) A. Ruditys, 74, of Trainer passed away peacefully at home on April 3rd , 2024. She was born in Chester to the late
Francis and Margaret Pilkington.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Robert Ruditys; sister, Margaret Foerster; brother, Pete Pilkington.
Patti was a graduate of Chichester High School with the class of 1968, where she met her husband, Bill Ruditys. Patti and Bill have been happily married for 55 wonderful years. The most important thing to Patti were her family and friends. Patti loved life and made sure that everyone felt loved and included. Patti loved to shop. The main purpose of her trips to JC Penny or Marshalls was to make sure that she spoiled her family and friends with the best gifts you could imagine. Patti’s love could especially be felt when she invited you to her favorite place “Mom-Mom and Pop-Pop’s beach house” in Pots Nets, Delaware. If you knew Patti you knew that there was always room at the beach house, where a cold drink and hot crabs would be waiting for you.
While at home in Pennsylvania, Patti could be found playing cards with her friends into the early morning hours. All of her friends would agree that she was quite the card shark. When she was not playing cards, Patti could be found enjoying life and having a good time. Whether it be a party or an Elvis Presley impersonator show, Patti was always living life to the fullest.
Patti’s most prized possessions or “apples of her eye” were her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She never missed a sporting event, dance recital, birthday, graduation, or special event. She will be greatly missed by anyone that had the pleasure of meeting her.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Bill Ruditys; children, Michael Ruditys (Carynn) and Greg
Ruditys; grandchildren, Brian (Ashley), Brooke (Daniel), and Jessica; great-grandchildren, Charles and Vivienne; brother,
Joseph Pilkington; several nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, April 8th at 11am at St. John Fisher Church 4225 Chichester
Ave. Boothwyn, PA. Friends and family are invited for visitation from 9-11am in church. Burial will be
private.

46 thoughts on “Patricia A. Ruditys

  1. Bill and family we are just hearing of Patty’s passing and are so sorry to hear this news. She adored her family and we know how much she will be missed. I have fond memories of our “boys” high school football days and Football Mothers Club. She was a dedicated football Mom. Nothing was too much for her to do and we enjoyed doing it all. She was a good, caring, nice person as you all know. We know you will treasure your memories.

  2. Billy and family I’m so sorry for your loss. Patti was a wonderful women and friend. She will be missed. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.

  3. Bill and family, we are so sorry to hear Patti has passed. She was such a beautiful, giving person. People were just drawn to her. She will be missed by so many. Love and condolences.

  4. My Mom-Mom’s life was measured in love.
    Love for her husband, children, grandchildren, & great grandchildren. Any event we had mom-mom and pop-pop were always there. Christmas morning santa came and mom-mom & pop-pop had 3 more trash bags filled with goodies.
    We would always go to shows together and she would take me to play cards with her friends. (I always said she had more of a social life than me!)
    Summers were spent at the beach house and every time we’d be coming she would stock up on all of our favorite drinks and snacks. She welcomed anyone and everyone in with open arms.
    Everyone that she knew who was having a baby got a special handmade blanket. Cousin brothers sisters wife ??? they’re getting a blanket too!
    The amount of love I was given my whole life by such an amazing women is unmatched. I am truly blessed to have so many wonderful years & memories.
    No birthday will be the same without her homemade cakes. No holiday will be the same without her Mac & cheese. I’ll miss you everyday but I find peace in knowing Uncle Robbie is holding you close until we meet again. I love you Mom-Mom 🤍🤍 your “Jessie Girl”

  5. Billy and Family,
    So sadden by the lost of your wonderful wife, mom ♥️
    Patti,
    Patti was beautiful inside and out🌷🩷
    Patti always greated you with a sparkling smile.
    .if you were friends of Patti and bill you were blessed☀️
    Beautiful couple and friends!
    Patti will be missed but Forever in our hearts♥️🌷

  6. Patti was a kind hearted sweet woman. I feel honored that she was my friend. We had a lot of great times with the “Chi Chicks.” We will surely miss her presence at our crazy get togethers. May God wrap his loving arms around Bill and his family and bring them comfort during this difficult time.

  7. Bill and family, you have my deepest sympathy. Patty was such a sweetheart. She was always kind and enjoyed talking with her. I am truly sorry for your loss. From the Scully family

  8. Bill , She was a wonderful person as you know better than anyone. She will be missed by so many who knew her. My heart goes out to you and your family. Take comfort that her pain is gone. <3

  9. So sorry to hear about your passing and you will be missed by your family and friends.You were always smiling and laughing whenever I was around you. Your the sweetest person I knew.I know that your family will keep all of grandchildren in their hearts and minds forever ♥

  10. Bill, You probably don’t remember me. I was married to Archie Murphy many, many moons ago. My best friend Mary Ganster and I would hang out with Patti at the Trainor Swim Club during the summertime, and I would see and chat with Patti on occasion at Chi. I’m pretty sure Patti was on the drill team or a member of the color guard because I remember seeing her on the bus when we went to away games. Just wanted to express my sorrow to you and your family for your loss. May God grant you peace knowing that Patti is now with the Lord and no longer suffering.

  11. RIP Mrs. Ruditys, you were a true gem and will be sadly missed!! Our thoughts and prayers are with the Ruditys family. 🙏🏻🙏🏻

  12. Patti was a beautiful spirit. Sending our deepest sympathies and condolences. May the precious memories of happier times give you comfort and peace during this time of sadness and transition. Peace.

  13. I’m thankful for the short time we two cousin’s shared together,in our older years. I enjoyed her so much and know how kind and caring a person she was. My sincere sympathy to her close family and friends. She will be missed.
    Rest in Peace dear cousin and friend.

  14. So very sorry for your loss. Patti was a super special person. So very kind and sweet. Many good laughs together at Holy Saviour School and Chi. Prayers for family and friends

  15. I am so saddened to hear this. She was such a wonderful person and I will miss her. I’m glad she was a friend.

  16. So sorry to see this. One amazing person so kind and sweet to everyone. Hugs and prayers to her family

  17. So sorry she was a outstanding women. She was a fighter. We will all miss her laughter, and kindness. She is not suffering anymore.

  18. Our deepest sympathy to Bill and the family.🙏🥰 Rest in peace Patti. We will miss you ❤️

  19. So very sorry for your loss. Patti had such a beautiful soul-so kind and loving. Love and prayers to you and your family.

  20. In the short time that I’ve known Patti, we have become close friends. We love to play cards and shop. My heart is hurting for my friend. Patti surely gave the battle a good fight. My condolences to Bill and her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will surely be missed.

  21. May God Bless your family at this time of sorrow , Patti was a woman who loved her family, she was so kind to everyone , lots of fun great person , she will be missed . The McGhee family ❤️

  22. Billy, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember your visits to Florida, with Hoagies in tow. May God hold her in his embrace and provide you with peace. Tim.

  23. Oh Bill….so very sorry to hear of Patti’s passing…take care my friend.
    Sincerely
    Ray Fitch

  24. Bill and family,
    We are so saddened hearing about Patti’s passing.Our family enjoyed the friendship that we shared. May she rest in peace and you will have her memories to cherish.

  25. So very sorry for you Bill and Family, God Bless you all in this sad time, Patti will be missed

  26. Billy and family, we are so sorry to hear about Patti. She was a fighter and is now at peace. No more suffering and pain.

    Love to all,
    Debbie & Ken

  27. I was probably 14 yrs old when I first met Patti. Although not super close through the years our paths would occasionally cross at dances or reunions or having lunch with mutual friends.
    She always had a smile on her face and was the perfect hostess when Tom and I would visit at their place in Pot Nets.
    Once again heaven has opened her arms and welcomed their newest angel. If there is an Elvis tribute band up there she will surely be in the front row.

    To her family, cherish old memories and continue to make new ones in her honor.

    Teresa Fry

    • Billy@family Patricia was I grow up together thur first grade thru high school. We were friends and her children and my children were friends. Bill she my not be but she will never be forgotten her sprite and love will be here forever

  28. I’m so sorry for your loss bro. Your family is in my family’s thoughts and prayers as you try to get through this difficult times.

  29. Patti was a special friend to me. We always had fun shopping,going out to lunch and spending time on our little beach with our friends. My life won’t be the same without my dear friend. But I do have many wonderful memories.
    I’m so sorry for Bill and his family & all her friends

  30. I am saddened to have lost my dear friend. My condolences to Bill and her entire family.She will be missed.💔

  31. Bill and family- Sorry for ur loss-Patti will surely be missed- she was a great person- prayers for her and the family.🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  32. Dear Billy
    My heart is broken. I loved your wife . What a blessing she was to me and my family. I’m so sorry. I know you will miss her terribly. Love you God Bless Sheila and Ben Gorman Barrage

  33. Truer words couldnt be spoken in this obituary. Patti was one of a kind – so genuine, kind and loving. Her family was the center of her world. She was an inspiration as she fought her cancer battle. We will certainly miss her. Sending love to Billy, Michael, Gregg and the restvof the family during this difficult time.

  34. Mrs Ruditys was like a second mother to all of us ..She will be truly be missed . LOVE ALL YOU GUYS …LOVE DANTE

  35. I am so sorry for your loss! I have lots of fond memories with Patty. We grew up watching “The Queens” play pinchochle. Sending love.

  36. Billy I am so sorry for you and your family’s loss. Patti was a special woman. I have fond memories of her from my childhood. God Bless you all! May Patti be at peace.

  37. Mrs. Rudity’s you will certainly be missed! I’m lost for words! Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Now you’ll get to meet up with my mom, I always knew how much you cared about her and your family! Till we met again!❤️

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