Patricia Maraffino

Obituary of Patricia Ann Maraffino

Patricia Ann Maraffino passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at her home in Wurtsboro, surrounded by her loving family.  She was 68.


The daughter of the late Joseph Bliss and Olga Pleskan Bliss, she was born December 6,1951 in Suffern, NY.

Pat, as she was known by her friends, will be remembered for her youthful spirit. She made and followed her own rules right up to the very end. Pat loved animals and cared for the many dogs and cats she rescued from shelters over the years, and the multiple pets her children brought home. She will be greatly missed by her family.


She is survived by her husband of 49 years: Nicholas S. Maraffino, at home; their children: Gina Centamore and her husband Vincenzo of Fredericksburg, VA, Ashley Maraffino of Nyack, NY, and Nicholas Maraffino Jr. of Wurtsboro; two granddaughters: Samantha and Giovanna; two sisters: Barbara Rocchio (Howie Gittler) of Lords Valley, PA, and Carol Decker and her husband John of Niagara Falls, NY; her sister-in-law Charlene LeRoy and her husband William of Wurtsboro; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, Sadie. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Gary David Bliss.


Visitation will be held on Friday, November 13 from 4:00 to 7:00pm at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 111 Sullivan Street in Wurtsboro.  Due to the current health crisis, social distancing guidelines must be met - a limited number of people at one time will be allowed in the funeral home, and face masks are required.   


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties or to the Sullivan County SPCA


Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Wurtsboro. For additional information or to send an online condolence, please visit

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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, November 13, 2020
VanInwegen Kenny, Inc Funeral Home
111 Sullivan Street
Wurtsboro, New York, United States
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