Patricia Murphy Victoria is the first born to Daniel and Donna Murphy who grew up together in Corona, and later moved to Wantagh raising 5 more children. Patricia attended St. Bernard’s School, Levittown and graduated from General Douglas MacArthur H.S. in 1975.
Always having a desire to travel, she applied to a private company, Pat became a Flight Attendant, traveling extensively in the United States and Europe. Her two favorite trips were Ireland and Hawaii. She later worked with New York Air at LaGuardia Airport, and as evening Hostess at EA Bentley’s in Syosset, where she met manager, John Victoria, who she married in 1982.
Patricia worked at the Office of Commissioner of Jurors in Mineola John worked in the New York State Unified Court System as well, as a Court Officer. Patricia worked at home as the Lead Domestic Engineer for ten years, raising two sons, Robert and Kevin. She volunteered at school events in Glen Head, was a Boy Scout Den Leader, and spent much time supporting Robert and Kevin in baseball, football and hockey. Once they were of age, Patricia applied for a Teacher Aide position in 2000 at North Shore Schools. She worked in Special Education assisting students with individualized ability levels and special services until her retirement in 2019.
Patricia and John take frequent trips to the Adirondacks and Vermont. They travel several times a year for summer and winter activities with their focus on hiking in all seasons. When at home, they enjoy cooking and entertaining family and friends. The two most special people they love to spend time with are their granddaughters, Kathryne and Violet.
Patricia joined the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division 8, Glen Cove in January 2015. After making her degree, she became an Officer. She has served as Division President 2018-2023. She is currently appointed as Immigration & Education Officer for LAOH Nassau County and has recently joined the LAOH Nassau Suffolk Degree Team.