Patricia Merritt was born March 13,1955. In Washington D.C. to the late Valjean Merritt and George Pruitt. As a child Patricia moved to Bronx NY with her parents and sister Deloris Merritt. Patricia attended Taft High School.
While living in the Bronx She had three children including her son the late Jamel Merritt. Patricia later on in life moved to Harlem and that's where her life begin. She then had an additional three children.
In 1994 Patricia lost her son Jamel to the streets, that very day she lost a portion of her heart, however that didn’t put a dent in her life. She was a loving parent. She didn’t judge anyone in their face. She made everyone feel comfortable around her. Her children were her world. Patricia door was always open to all of her children and grandchildren friends. She never turned anyone away. Patricia was a Mother, Grandmother, Aunt, Friend to anyone who entered her home. Patricia love to gamble and cook. Pitty pat was her game. Everyone loves Patricia cooking. Patricia enjoyed cooking on Sunday’s and Holidays for her family and friends.
In 2002 Patricia decided to pursue her dream as becoming a Baby Nurse. She enjoyed taking care of people. Patricia leave behind her companion of 23yrs Marvin, 5 children Tonya, Shonta, Diamond, Raymond and Donta, 14 grandchildren Shavon, Latoya, Asha, Destiny, Michael, Davone,Tyrell, Aaliyah, Javonna, Sharayah, Jamal, Douglas, Cordell, David Jr, Jayden, Giovanna, Kayla, Blessyn and 4 great grandchildren Carlee, Ariel, Prianna, Jaylen and one sister Deloris and a host of Niece's and Nephew's.
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