Patricia Ann Foote (nee Gokey), 77, of Long Valley, NJ passed away on April 28, 2021 peacefully at home. Pat was born on May 15, 1943 in Haverstraw, NY and grew up in Garnerville, NY. She has lived in Long Valley since 1976 and previously lived in Oakland, NJ. Pat was a 6th grade teacher for many years in Nyack, NY.
Pat loved to travel, especially trips to Australia and Hawaii. She enjoyed playing Bingo. Most of all, she took pride in being a mother.
Pat is survived by her husband of 51 years, Alan Foote, her daughter, Cheryl Rospond and husband, John, grandchildren, Zachary Ryan and Phoebe Rose, and cousin, Robert Smith. She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Julia Gokey.
Pat's Life Celebration will include a visitation on Monday, May 3, 2021 from 9:30am to 11:30am followed by an 11:30am funeral service at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road, Chester, NJ (908) 879-3090. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Luke Parish, 265 W Mill Rd, Long Valley, NJ 07853.