Gertrud  Patrocinio
Gertrud Patrocinio

February 6, 1927 - December 9, 2018
Born in Bremerhaven, Germany
Resided in Holmdel, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


On Sunday, December 9, 2018, Gertrud Patrocinio, also lovingly known as Omi, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and a special friend, passed away at the age of 91.

Gertrud was born on Sunday, February 6, 1927 in Bremerhaven, Germany to Otto and Bertha (Schumacher) Fiefstück. She was a member of the Deutscher Club of Clark and the Cosmopolitan Club. She lived a principled life, filled with joy, a zest for life and heart.

Gertrud will forever be remembered by the many people she touched during her life. She is survived by her children, Ralph Patrocinio and his wife Paulette, Beatrice Albaum and her husband Edmond, and Michael Patrocinio and his wife Elizabeth; her cherished grandchildren, Laura Aybar, Raina Blasser, Kristina Patrocinio and Derek Patrocinio; her great grandchildren, Alessandro, Marcelo and Egan and her dearest friend, Maria Carrion. Gertrud was predeceased by her husband, Antonio Patrocinio.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral Service on Saturday, December 15 at 10:00 am at Vanderhoven Chapel in Hazel Wood Cemetery, Lake Ave., Clark. The interment will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Gertrud can be made to: The Seeing Eye at and specify “In memory of Gertrud Patrocinio.



Funeral Service
Vanderhoven Chapel
West Lake Avenue
Clark, NJ US 07066
Saturday, December 15, 2018
10:00 AM
Hazel Wood Cemetery
West Lake Avenue
Clark, NJ US 07066
Saturday, December 15, 2018
10:30 AM


The Seeing Eye
P.O. Box 375
Morristown, NJ 07963-0375


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
Sullivan Funeral Home • 146 East Second Avenue • Roselle, New Jersey 07203 • 908-241-2345 •

Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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