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“A donation has been made to The American Cancer Society in Memoriam for Pat by the Pitts Family:Josh, Kelly and Kathryn PittsDan and Lindsey Pitts ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: John Pitts - Marlton, NJ - Family

“We have made a charitable donation in memory of Pat to the American Cancer Society.We regret Pat's passing and offer our condolences to the family. ”
2 of 21 | Posted by: John Pitts - Marlton, NJ - Family

“Michael, sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. ”
3 of 21 | Posted by: Kay Boianelli - Mays Laniding, NJ

“Mike and FamilyPlease know your talented kind caring Wife Pat will be missed. Her Devotion to all things in The Theater Community touched many lives,...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: john lennox - Northfield, NJ

“I will keep Pat in my prayers. ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Eleanor ((Menna) Cunningham - PA

“My prayers are with you, Mike, and your family at this most difficult timeFor you. I enjoyed reconnecting with Pat at our Goretti reunion,Know that...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Dolores Carolli. (Sr. Margaret Peter, IHM) - PA

“Mike, so sorry for your loss. God rest her soul. Prayers for you and the family. ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Carol McFillin - Margate City, NJ

“Condolences on the passing of Pat. She was a SMG sister.I remember her being humorous especially at gym and had us doing the monster mash N having us...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Arlene Yadevia - Aldan, PA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Your mother/grandmother was a force to be reckoned with.Paula Rozyn ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Paula Rozyn - Absecon, NJ

“So sorry for your loss. Pat was a very special lady. Praying for you all at this sad time. God Bless. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Debra Bossuyt - Swainton

“She was a good friend and will be sourly missed.. ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Theresa Morton - Somers Point, NJ

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this tough time. Pat was a wonderful woman, always very supportive of the boys, and Vinny. She will be...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Jamie Lund - Toms River, NJ

“Christine, I am so saddened by the passing of your mom. She will be your angel watching over you every day. My mom and dad did shows for the Sea Isle...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Kathy Grubb - Friend

“I met Pat years ago when she worked at the sea isle PD. She was my dads secretary. She was a very kind and loving person. She will be missed....Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Sally Teefy - Sea Isle city, NJ

“patty so sorry that we were not closer this time of our lives, I did miss you and I knew how you were and through out your life you were great at...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: charles colella - engelwood, FL

“Sending prayers and healing Angels for family and friends. The Heavens have a new shinning star. RIP ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Winnie Hughes Hillock - PA

“Attended the same Grade school & High School. Lost contact after Goretti but happily reconnected on FB, as if not losing a day. Pat was usually a...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Winnie Hughes Hillock - PA

“I first met Pat at Marple Newtown Players. We became fast friends. I just moved her incredible indomitable spirit!! we went on to several other shows...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Renee Cantwell - Friend

“I am very saddened by Pat's passing. She was wonderful as alumni director for our St Maria Goretti class. My thoughts and prayers for her very dear...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Joanna Sermania Katz - Cornelius, NC

“Mike and all Patty's family, I'm so sorry for the loss of your beloved Patty, I truly do not know a person who was more devoted to family than Patty....Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Bob Calabrese - Glen Allen, VA

“So sorry to hear of Pat's passing. Much sympathy and prayers are with all of you. You may wonder how a girl in Central Nebraska got to be friends...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Joan Wilkins - Columbus, NE


PUGLISE, PATRICIA M. (CUCCHI) (nee Colella), 72, of Cape May Court House, NJ, departed this world suddenly on February 25, 2019. Beloved wife of Michael Carmen Puglise, loving daughter to the late Lucy M. Colella (nee Milone), daughter to the late Charles Colella, sister to the late Mary Ann Baker and Charlie Colella. Pat was an adoring mom to her children born from a previous marriage to Vincent J. Cucchi, Jr. Her legacy will continue with her survivors, Mark Anthony Cucchi and his sons, Mark Jr. and Joseph; Christine Huhman (Anthony) and their children, Anthony Vincent and Isabella Marian; and Jeffrey Cucchi (Danielle) and their son, Jeffrey Vincent. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends, especially Renee and Greg Cantwell.

Born in South Philadelphia on June 26, 1946, she graduated from St. Maria Goretti High School in 1964. As a youth, she was an enthusiastic participant in Girl Scouts, Junior Achievement, and Glee Club and was an avid competitive swimmer. Her passion for musical theatre began at Bishop Neumann High School and continued throughout her life as a performer, director and producer. She was thankful for lifelong friendships with fellow thespians from the St. Francis Players, Marple-Newtown Players to Three Little Bakers Dinner Theatre and ultimately The Sea Isle City Players, which she founded in 1989. Pat believed her destiny was fulfilled because it was her little theatre, during her first production, she met and fell in love with the show's drummer. She was also on the board of the Gateway Playhouse and the alumni committed for St. Maria Goretti.

Retiring after 22 years as a secretary for the Sea Isle City Police Department, Pat also worked as a Food and Beverage Server in various South Jersey restaurants and casinos including Playboy, Trump Plaza, and Bally's Park Place.

Pat enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing and gardening. She loved hosting parties and particularly enjoyed her annual Easter Egg Hunt and wrote her quarterly family newsletter, "La Famiglia". She loved taking care of her cats and chickens.

Funeral Mass will be said on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Angels Church, 35 East Mechanic Street, Cape May Court House, where viewing will begin at 9:00 a.m. Interment will be private.