Obituary of Mary Patricia Torpey
Mary Patricia (Pat) Torpey, born in Bronx, NY on March 17, 1932, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on the morning of April 20, 2022 in Salt Point, NY.
Pat entered the convent when she graduated from high school and traveled throughout Europe. However, she left the convent in her mid-thirties to become a loving mom to Tanya and Takeesha. Pat loved spending summers in Wellfleet, MA with her daughters and granddaughter and pampering her toy poodles. She was a retired, adored third grade teacher at Yonkers Public Schools, NY.
Mary Patricia, daughter of the late Brigid and Martin Torpey and sister of the late Thomas Anthony of Oceanside, NY, is survived by her daughters, Tanya Marie Torpey and Takeesha Azabia Mary Moerland-Torpey (Andrès); her granddaughters, Monica Ashley Theresa Barrett-Torpey (Gregory), Sahíyena Julia Sayuri and Kithana Adriana Mary Moerland; her great-grandson, Christopher Anthony Charles Barrett; and her nephews, Thomas, Brian (Susan), Kevin and James (Beth Ann) Torpey.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 12:30 PM at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Marlboro, NY to which family and friends are cordially invited.
- An Irish Blessing -
May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face;
the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again,
may God hold you in the palm of His hand.