Patricia Joan Rosenthal, 80, of Wanaque died Oct. 17, 2014. Born in the Bronx, she grew up in Queens and then moved back to the Bronx before living in Wayne and most recently moving to Wanaque.
Mrs. Rosenthal’s career as an artist began at Maxwell Textiles, where she was the lead stylist for many years. She also worked professionally as a painter and art teacher.
She graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology, where she was awarded a scholarship.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Martin; two sons, Mark (Shoshannah Pollack) of Mountain Lakes and Don (Joanie Schwarz) of Westfield; her daughter, Gail (Jeff) Arkin of Scotch Plains; and seven grandsons.
Services were held Oct. 19 with arrangements by Higgins Home for Funerals, Watchung.