Formerly of Staten Island, N.Y.

Patricia M. Geidel of Warwick, N.Y., formerly of Staten Island, N.Y., a Receptionist for St. Anthony's Community Hospital, Warwick, N.Y., entered into rest on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at St. Anthony's Community Hospital, Warwick. She was 70.

The daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine Wilking Murphy, she was born on June 17, 1936 in Jersey City, N.J.

Survivors include three children: son, Ralph Geidel and wife, Barbara of Seiad Valley, Calif., daughter, Christine Norris and husband, Paul of Greenwood Lake, N.Y., and son, Michael Geidel and wife, Sharon of Pine Island, N.Y.; daughter-in-law, Tillie Geidel of Greenville, N.Y.; seven grandchildren: Mathilda, Ralph, Paul, Catherine, Kevin, Michael and Cody; three great grandchildren: Dakota, Destiny and Patricia; and niece and nephew, Tom and Terry. She was predeceased by son, Firefighter Gary Geidel, who was lost on September 11, 2001, brother, George Murphy.

Friends may call on Friday, June 1, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 690 County Route#1, Pine Island, NY 10969.

Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Community Hospital, 15 Maple Avenue, Warwick, NY 10990, Attn: Foundation.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home. To send a condolence online, or for directions please go to