A private Mass of Christian Burial has been held for Patricia A. Brida, 85, of Toms River. She passed away July 19 at home. Born in Jersey City, she was a lifelong resident before moving to Toms River in 2015. Patricia was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church, Jersey City, NJ. She was predeceased by her husband, James Brida, in 2006 and her daughter, Lois Weaver, in 2012. Patricia is survived by her two sons, William Brida and his wife Jane of Toms River, Daniel Brida and his wife Barbara of Hoboken, and three grandchildren, Jonathan Brida, Jacqueline Weaver and Nicholas Weaver. Services arranged by the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, Toms River.