Patricia Furman, lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on March 4, 2014.
Pat was born on March 18, 1936 in New Rochelle to the late Michael and Helen (Fisher) Colombo. She worked for over 35 years at the College of New Rochelle. in various positions including Dean of Support Services, Assistant Dean in the School of New Resources, Campus Director and Adjunct Professor. She was a Member of the Ursuline Social Outreach, The Upper Room, The Inter Religious Council, and The Art Council of The College of New Rochelle. She was active in the Democratic Party in New Rochelle and was the secretary to Mayor Vincent Rippa. She is survived by her husband of 58 years Paul J. Furman; her sons: Robert M. (Margaret), Paul C. (Zoi), Scot E. (Donna) and David J. (Kathleen) her grandchildren Gus, Steve, PJ, Daniel, Michael, Thomas, Zachary, Nicole and Matthew; her great grandchildren Olivia, Elena and Evan and her sister Joline Reagan and her nephew Michael Reagan and many lifelong friends.. She was predeceased by her sister Elizabeth Brown and her brother Theodore Sullivan. Visiting will be Friday 4-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy and Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc. 16 Shea Place New Rochelle, A funeral mass is scheduled for Saturday 10:00 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Pelham Manor. Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Ursuline Outreach Center or Friends of Karen.