In Memoriam: Longtime Little Silver Resident, Patricia Riddle, 82

Longtime Little Silver resident Patricia Ann Victory Riddle passed away peacefully at her home on Dec. 15. She was 82.

Born on the 4th of July 1939, “her life is to be celebrated,” family said in her obituary. 

Patricia Riddle
Photo/family via Thompson Memorial Home

“Patricia is loved for her gift of kindness and focus on family and friends and her beautiful blue eyes and wonderful smile. Patricia had an active lifestyle.   She was a member of the Junior League, Monmouth Beach Bath & Tennis Club, Seabright Lawn & Tennis club, golf at Spring Lake Country Club, ski trips to Vermont. Patricia captured and embraced life.  She always loved going to the city to see a Broadway play or going to restaurants with friends and family. Patricia enjoyed life and travelled the world with her beloved husband Ronald. She always loved gardening. Her beautiful flowers reflected the joy and happiness that she brought to everyone. Patricia enjoyed her long walks on the boardwalk at the Jersey shore and the beautiful views of the ocean.

Patricia was also known as Grammy,
Mrs. Riddle and Aunt Pat. She will be
truly missed.”

Loved ones of Patricia Riddle in her obituary

Patricia was predeceased by: her husband, Ronald P. Riddle; and her sons, Craig P. and Brian R. Riddle.

She is survived by: her daughter, Doreen Riddle; daughters-in-law, Lauren and Anne, Craig and Brian’s wives; and her grandchildren, Ryan, Colleen, Connor, Molly, Lizzie, Katie, Patrick and Teddy; her sister-in-law, Barbara Murphy and her children, Jimmy and his wife Christine, Kelly and husband Robert Russo, Shawn, Timothy and his wife Lynda and their children Casey and Aidan, and sister-in-law Phyllis Riddle.

A mass of christian burial was celebrated at the Church of the Nativity in Fair Haven on Tuesday, December 21. Burial will be private.

Patricia had a generous heart and always donated to several local charities. In honor of Patricia, and in lieu of flowers, donations to Lunch Break in Red Bank (, one of her favorite local charities, would be greatly appreciated.

— Edited obituary provided by family via Thompson Memorial Home

John Caroli
BCS Wealth Management