Patricia “Patti” M. Willever, 82, of Hamilton, NJ, entered into her eternal rest with the Lord on Friday, June 30, 2023 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Shenandoah, PA and moved to the Trenton area at the age of 16 years old. Patti as she was affectionately known was a graduate of Cathedral High School in Trenton. She loved trips to their beach house in Tuckerton with her late husband Clifford Jr. and her family. Patti loved entertaining her family at many pool parties and her annual New Years Day party. She was employed as a telephone operator at AT&T for 28 years.
Patricia was the heart and soul of Colonial Volunteer Fire Company for many years. She was devoted to Colonial and Signal 22 for many years. Patti served as the Fire Commissioner for Hamilton Township 8th Fire District; she was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary NJ State Firemen as well as Past President, and Chaplain Emeritus; she was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Mercer County Firemen’s Association where she served as Chaplain, a past president, and a trustee; she was life member exempt of the Colonial Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and was also a past president; she was a life member of the Signal 22 Association where she was a past president, past vice president, and chaplain; and was also the chaplain for the Colonial Volunteer Fire Co.
Patti was predeceased by her parents, L. Nelson and Helen (McAndrew) Jones; her beloved husband, Clifford A. Willever Jr.; her siblings, Nancy Cook, Jeanie McGlynn, and Gerald Jones; she is survived by her 5 children, Judy (Richard) Piotrowski, Clifford (Kim) Willever, Sue Masterpole, Tammy (Henry Jr.) Angelucci, Todd (Lisa) Willever; 18 grandchildren: Richard (Jaimie) Piotrowski, Nicholas, Daniel, and Ryan Piotrowski, Clifford A. IV, Scott, and Cody Willever, Kyle and Kelsey Annasenz, Samantha (Tom) Rende, Butch Masterpole, Christian, Alyssa, Kaitlyn, and Henry III Angelucci, Jessica, Patrick and Tim Willever; 4 great-grandchildren, Tommy and Penelope Rende, and Jack and Stella Piotrowski; a brother Robert Jones; a sister, Kathleen Neiderman; her best friend of over 66 years, Cindy Peterson; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, July 8, 2023 at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony’s Church, 626 So. Olden Ave., Trenton, NJ. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery. Viewing hours will be held Friday, July 7th from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08619. There will be a calling hour in church from 10 am to 11 am immediately prior to the mass on Saturday morning. Memorial contributions may be made in Patricia's memory to either Signal 22 Canteen Unit, 1005 S. Clinton Ave., Trenton, NJ 08611 or to Mobile Meals of Hamilton Township, Inc., 2277 Rte. 33, Suite 404, Hamilton, NJ 08690 or online at www.mobilemealshamilton.org Please visit Patricia’s tribute page at www.brennacellinifuneralhomes.com