passed away at Bayonne Medical Center on January 9, 2018. She was born in Jersey City and resided in Bayonne for most of her life. Patricia worked at the Stevens Institute of Technology for 50 years in the Metallurgical Department as an Administrative Assistant. Patricia was predeceased by her parents Michael and Catherine (nee: Malone) Downes and siblings Michael and Vincent Downes, Florence Zemann, Sr. Mary Rosarii S.C., brother-in-law Alfred Zemann, niece Cathy Kroboth and nephew Tony Ortiz. Friend of Carol Whaselsky. Sister of James Downs and his wife Eileen and Margaret Ortiz and her husband Tony. Aunt of Susan Ortiz. Sister-in-law of Helen and Wilma Downes. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Patricia’s memory to the Development Office of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, P.O. Box 476, Convent Station, NJ 07961-0476. Funeral arrangements by S. FRYCZYNSKI & SON Funeral Home, 32-34 E. 22nd St.