Patricia Anne Cipollone
“We Love You Always”
Patricia Anne Cipollone, age 64 of Millsboro, Delaware, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday morning, October 25, 2020 with her loving wife, Joanne Marie Ketler, and family at her side. She was born on July 24, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Morrison) Solley.
Pat worked for the University of Pennsylvania in the finance department until 2006. She relocated to Delaware and worked in the finance office for the City of Lewes until her passing. She was co-owner, with her wife, Joanne, of Murph's Beef & Ale Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach.
Pat was an amazing wife, strong and courageous till the end. A dedicated mother, she treasured her children, and especially loved her grandchildren and her role as Nana. A creative soul, Pat could decorate any space and make it look stunning. She loved simple pleasures and enjoyed her home, cooking, knitting, gardening, and her coloring books. Pat loved boating, traveling, and was especially fond of trips to the casino and hanging out with her best friends, sipping on a "good martini."
In addition to her wife, Pat is survived by her children: Richard “Ricky” and Kelli Cipollone, Vincent “V” and Mia Cipollone, and Nicole “Nic” (Cipollone) and John McMahon; her four grandchildren: Richard Joseph “RJ”, Adalyn, Anna Rose, and Johnathon; her two sisters: Margaret (Solley) Massella and Maureen (Solley) Bonnell; and her three brothers: Joseph (Betty) Solley, Peter Solley, and John J. (Cheri) Solley.
A celebration of Pat’s life was held on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Lewes, Delaware. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
The family suggests donations in Pat’s memory to the Fox Chase Cancer Center, Gynecological Research, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111.##