11/25/13 – Patricia A. Luce, Cape Vincent

The memorial mass for Mrs. Patricia (Patti) A. Luce, age 61, will be at 11am Saturday, Nov. 30, at St. Vincent of Paul Catholic Church in Cape Vincent with Father Pierre Aubin officiating. Burial will be at the families convenience. Mrs. Luce died Monday at the Hospice of Jefferson County Ellis Farm.

Patti was born July 10, 1952 in Rochester, the daughter of Frank and Genevieve Juda Matula. She was graduated from East Rochester High School in 1970.

She married Kenneth Luce in March of 1999.

Patti retired from Kodak in Rochester in 1999. They then moved to Cape Vincent, where she was a bartender for 10 years where she retired due to her illness.

Surviving besides her husband Ken, is her mother Genevieve Matula of Rochester; three daughters Holley Dardzinski and her companion Mike Fuller of Rochester, Stephanie Dardzinski and her companion Sean Oberitch of Rochester and Jaimie Smith of Hilton; three grandchildren; two sisters, Kathy (Harry) Haver of Rochester and Phyllis Semeraro and her companion Larry of Rochester; nieces and nephews, including a special nephew Richie Matula.

One brother Larry died in 2012.


  1. neil & bea austin Posted

    So very sorry to read about Patti’s passing Ken. She was certainly one of a kind and she will be sorely missed by us and, of course, everyone.

  2. Chuck & Dianne Mosher Posted

    To our beloved friend, Patti and on behalf of the American Legion Family, Post 832–our hearts are broken–your extraordinary courage is unmatched–you will be greatly missed–rest in peace. To Ken and family–There are no words befitting your sorrow–our thoughts and prayers are with you–we are here to help in any way.

  3. Martin Q. Moll, Jr Posted

    To Holly and her family,

    It is with great sadness that I write you this note. I know what is like to lose someone you love.
    All’s I can do is pray that your and your family find the strength to get through these times.
    I will light a candle at Saint Louis Church today in memory of you mother. You are a good friend Holly and I wish I could be there with you.

    Your friend and co-worker


  4. To our dear friends Patti and Kenny, and the entire family, Patti there will never be another one like you. Your caring ways, your kindness to everyone, most of all the way you made us laugh. I always loved how willing you were to be part of a family surprise or occasion, and most of all how welcome you made my Mikey feel when we first retired and moved to Cape Vincent. Rest in peace dear friend. Kenny if you need help with anything or if we can do anything for you please let us know. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Emma and Mike Mulderig

  5. Mike and Emma Mulderig Posted

    Patti there will never be another one like you. Your caring ways, kindness to everyone and the way you made us laugh. Rest in peace dear friend. Kenny if we can do anything please let us know. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  6. Debbie Kimball Posted

    Holly – I’m truely sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing – my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  7. Ellen Teichman Posted

    Holley I am so sorry for your loss. Please extend my sympathy to you and your family.


  8. Jennifer Reyes Posted

    A very beautiful woman that I will never forget.

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