Patricia Cushing
PATRICIA CUSHING, 69, of Bayonne, N.J., took her first flight on a commercial airplane Sept. 11 on United Flight 93, which crashed in Pennsylvania. "She's been talking about this trip for a year," said her nephew, Steve Hasenei. "She's never been outside the East Coast." Cushing had planned to go to San Francisco. She was a retired service representative for Verizon Communications.
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Published by The Press-Enterprise on Oct. 6, 2001.
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I think of you every year on this day RIP PAT it was my pleasure working with you at NJBELL
Jo Schellack
Jo Schellack
Coworker
September 11, 2020
I still remember you and your sacrifice on UA93.
Alex
January 16, 2020
Its a real shame you died that sad day in 2001. The previous weekend in the States was sad too.
Alex
August 11, 2019
Alex Lai
June 3, 2019
In remembrance...
Vivian Bedoya
Coworker
September 12, 2018
Never Forgotten!
Kathy
September 11, 2018
Randy Tetzner
September 11, 2017
Every year I remember Patricia Cushing. I visited the crash site initially and have her in my thoughts and prayers throughout the years. Rest in peace.
September 12, 2016
Sending loving thoughts to Pat and to the people who love her.


Toni Press-Coffman
Tucson, AZ
Playwright
September 12, 2016
Trying not to remember what I can never forget. To the loved ones of the brave souls on Flight 93, and especially to yours, Pat, I wish strength, peace and consolation on this anniversary of September 11th.
Vivian Bedoya
September 11, 2015
I think of your mother often especially around that tragic day. So many thoughts about the family she left behind and how they are getting along. She and you have a permanent place in my thought and prayers.
Patricia Cushing
February 5, 2015
To the family and friends of Patricia, I lift you in in prayer today in whatever you may be going through. I vowed to always remember this day and choose one individual each day to read about. Much love from Texas.
Del Newberry
February 4, 2015
I recall visiting the crash site in 2001and seeing her name on the plaque, same as mine. Ever since the she has been thought of often in prayer. I am so sorry for your loss.
Patricia Cushing
September 11, 2014
Thinking of you and of your family today... Rest in peace...
Vivian Bedoya
September 11, 2014
My prayers are with you and your family. May God bless you always.
Christine
September 10, 2014
Visited the 9/11 WTC memorial last week and Patricia Cushing was the first name we saw on the Flight 93 panel. Your spirit lives on. I am sure you've seen the world now.
S Cushing
October 19, 2013
BELLA B
September 12, 2013
Vivian Bedoya
September 11, 2013
A dozen years, a thousand tears... It will always be that way as we remember Pat and Jane and think about their destination on United 93, the Flight of Heroes. We will never forget that tragic day and we will never forget Pat.
Vivian Bedoya
September 11, 2013
i got this name on a peice of paper for school so sad, sorry for your loss

-Johnstown PA
colin
September 11, 2013
So tragic that Patricia's first plane trip ended this way. I will keep her friends and family in my prayers as I honor all of those who were lost on that day. Much love from Texas.
Del Newberry
September 24, 2012
Today and on many other days, I remember Pat's kindness and warmth, her smile and beautiful eyes and the elegance and quiet strength which were a part of her great character. It was a pleasure knowing her. She was a very special person.
Vivian Bedoya
September 11, 2012
There isn't an anniversary of 9/11 or mention of that awful day, when I don't think of Pat. I remember her wonderful smile. Her kind, quiet manner. Her gentle grace. I feel the greatest sorrow; the most powerful rage; and the most fervent wish for peace and tolerance so that something like this never happens again.
Vivian Bedoya
September 14, 2011
Pat you are not forgotten, God Bless you and your family.
September 12, 2011
So sorry to see that Flt 93 was your first flight. All the passengers were heroes that day. Deepest sympathy to your family. God Bless America
Anne Vogel
September 11, 2011
IN JULY I VISITED THE TEARDROP MEMORIAL IN BAYONNE. IT IS A VERY MOVING MONUMENT. WHILE WALKING AROUND TAKING PICTURES I STOPPED AND LOOKED DOWN THERE WAS A COBBLESTONE WITH PAT'S NAME ON IT. I AM SURE SHE WAS SAYING HELLO.
LINDA
September 14, 2009
I never knew Patricia, and I am sorry I didn't.
I only know that I dreamt of her recently and she told me " I was brave." She stood in front of me and asked me to tell Thomas " I was brave and we held to each other." This seemed an important message. God Bless you.
September 12, 2009
Sweet, wonderful lady, we carry your memory in our hearts... Rest in peace, dear Pat. Thank you for touching my life...
Vivian Bedoya
September 11, 2009
I too worked with Pat... in Jersey City back when Verizon was Bell Atlantic and further back when it was New Jersey Bell. She was a lady in every sense of the word and had a quiet, gentle demeanor. She was beautiful and elegant... As Kalisea mentioned, Pat always had a smile on her face and a positive attitude that made her a joy to be around. Her light continues to shine for all of us touched by her presence and we cherish her memory. My best to her family, always...
Vivian Bedoya
September 13, 2008
patricia cushing was my "angel at work", i used to sit next to her in the jersey city office. She always had a smile and blessings for me. When i heard she was a victim of this terror. i truly was heartbroken. She was one of the great ones. She is and will continued to be missed. God Bless Her and her family. I sure when u lose someone of her stature, poise, and grace, the void is always there. Stay Strong.
Kalisea Fuller (former co-worker from Verizon)
kalisea fuller
September 12, 2008
Pat Cushing will forever be in my prayers as we shared the same name and number of children as well as being close in age. She is in a place of peace and for her family I hope they have found comfort in their loving memories of their Mom.
Patricia Cushing
September 11, 2008
To the family of Patricia Cushing:
Patricia gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. My deepest sympathy to you. We must never forget!
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
www.IraqWarHeroes.org
Peggy Childers
September 11, 2008
Thank You
Shandi
September 11, 2008
I've learnt of your demise in March 2006 when I met your son Thomas Cushing. He is such a wonderful person to me and I definitely know where that fondness came from. Sleep on Mom, God knows best!
Patricia Baker
July 9, 2008
On this day of rememberance I would like to take a moment to remember Pat and every other soul that perished on that sad day. To me they were truely heros. I was surely blessed to have an opportunity to know Pat. She was a wonderful woman. I know every year I think of her and her sister-in-law. You were an angel here on Earth Pat, I know your wings just got bigger when you arrived to heaven. May your souls rest in peace and may your family find that peace within their own souls. You all were angels and heros on that flight and I will never forget all that had perished on that day. R.I.P.
Kim
November 12, 2007
We share the same name and number of children. I visited the site of flight 93 in Shanksvile more than once and think of you often. May you rest in peace and may your family celebrate your life in their daily endeavors. Pat Cushing (Iowa)
Patricia Cushing
October 5, 2007
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Debbie , Kenny Coffey
September 8, 2007
In remembrance....
P Tabbernor
September 1, 2007
May thoughts of Patricia bring smiles to your face. GOD called her that day. She "flew" to heaven. I'm sure she loves her new view alot better.
So sorry for your loss.
God Bless,
Leigh Ann Allred
April 27, 2007
From Chris Bassoo and family...I just saw the A & E movie and our hearts go out to your family (we wanted to send our prayers to every family from this flight)...Our prayers and thoughts are with you...we will never forget..warmest of regards Chris Bassoo (your northern friends)
Chris Bassoo
January 8, 2007
As I cross-stitched your name on the memorial that I am doing for all of the victims, I prayed for you and your family. Please know that your death was not in vain. We will always remember. God Bless.
Kristine
October 31, 2006
God Bless Patricia and her family.The people on that plane showed courage,strength,heroism.Strangers that pulled together for strenght and comfort to one another thats what were doing now.Letting all the family memebers know they wil always be remembered in the prays of everyone in America!Never to be forgotten!
Dawn Sproules
October 28, 2006
When I picture Pat, I see her always with a smile on her face, lighting up her beautiful blue eyes. She was a true lady in every sense of the word and one of the people whom I respected and liked most when I worked with her at the telephone company. It broke my heart to learn that she was one of the passengers of Flight 93 and I'll always feel angry and sad about that.
Vivian Bedoya
September 25, 2006
SHE WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON AND IT WAS A PLEASURE TO WORK WITH HER AT NJ BELL. ALWAYS UNDERSTANDING, CALM AND A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR. YOU ARE BLESSED TO HAVE HER AS A MOM. SHE IS IN MY PRAYERS.
LINDA KRUK
September 12, 2006
Dear Patricia,

You are a true hero, now 5 years flying among the Angels.
Ana
September 12, 2006
May you rejoice with the lord.That you are home Patricia.
Angela Veloz
September 11, 2006
GOD BLESS YOU.
BOB
September 11, 2006
Patricia is a true American Hero & will always be remembered on this day & forever by so many of us who will never forget. God Bless Her Family!!! Denise, Deanna, Angie & Cristina
Denise Christian
September 11, 2006
god bless you ...you will be in my heart forever...we will never forget that horrible day....sincerly darlene bobczyk
darlene bobczyk
April 27, 2006
Everyone on this flight was, and IS my hero.
Pam Beers
January 13, 2006
Thank you and god bless you and your family.
Cindy
September 12, 2005
It's been four long years since the Heroic Actions of flight 93 and I just want you to know that although I did not know Pat, my heart is heavy with grief for your loss.
May God bless you
Judy Baczek
September 11, 2005
When I take my first flight I hope that it will be remebered liked yours.
tom branson
November 15, 2004
A hero in our hearts and a hero to the world. Pat- this day is for you.
Juliana Sheehan
September 11, 2003
To the Cushing family and friends,

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families on this 2 anniversary. After reading the bio's on the victims and tears stream down my face, I couldn't help but to smile after reading hers.

I hope that you are able to find some peace in the fact that it was her first flight and she flew from this earth and into God's loving arms.
September 11, 2003
I want to say that she was the most loving and caring person, and that she is deeply missed, by me and those who knew her. I know that she is with God in heaven, and I rejoice at that. I just miss her so much. I will never forget my Aunt Pat.
Chris Shumac
April 9, 2003
We wanted to offer our deepest sympathies to your entire family on this terrible tragedy. You are always in our thoughts.

Love Mike, Alicia & Brianna
Michael DeVito
November 14, 2002
My daughters and I send our prayers and thoughts to the family. We will never forget, Tucson remembers even though we are far away!
Jeanie McCleese
September 16, 2002
Tommy, John and the rest of the family,
No one else can know but we all do wonder? God Bless
Timothy Dowling
September 11, 2002
May The Angels bring you safely home to Our Lord and Savior
Edna Cushing
September 8, 2002
To Patricia Cushings' family, Our condolences go out to you. We are so sorry to hear that it was Patricias first flight. May it comfort you to know that she is on the greatest flight of them all in heaven. She died a true Hero. We will never forget her. May God Bless you. Sincerely, The Frazier Family
Kim Frazier
September 6, 2002
God Bless You. We will not forget.
Donna
September 5, 2002
To the Cushing Family,

Sorry for the loss of Patricia.
We will always remember 9-11-01.
Campbell Family
September 4, 2002
To the family of Pat Cushing:

May God always comfort you in your
time of sorrow and give you peace.

Peggy
Peggy O'Steen
August 25, 2002
To Pat's Family:

I had the pleasure of knowing Pat for many year's. She was a great lady and a beautiful person. She is in all of our hearts and we will pray for you and your families and for her always. God Bless and keep you all.
Bette Spinelli
August 22, 2002
My sympathy and prayers to you and your family..Prayer is a powerful tool anytime but most especially when grieving. May God Bless you this day and always.
Rita Wedding
August 20, 2002
I am a Flight 93 Memorial Ambassador and I volunteer time each week at the site to meet and speak with folks from around the world who come to pay tribute. I am asked many questions, some of those about the victims. I would appreciate it if you could send me a photo of Patricia that I may include with the information that is included here about her. I am putting together a book about the victims of this tragedy. Thank you, May God Bless you and your family. Cindi
Cindi Yantus
May 3, 2002
May God Bless you and all of the friends and family that you had to leave behind. May you rest in peace.
Angie Campbell
April 19, 2002
I just wanted to say how sorry I am for the families loss. Satan is using any means necessary to get people to do his will. Please know that Jehovah sees all that is going on and will soon put an end to this badness. We have his promise at Psalm 37: 10,11. Please keep the faith that this will soon end. Never give up! That's what Satan wants.

Kathy Bowers
March 27, 2002
As one person forever changed by the events of 911 to another, I feel your pain. In loving memory of my dad, Steven Morello, Bayonne resident killed in WTC 1, floor 93. God Bless
Jessica Morello Lo Re
March 9, 2002
Dear Alicia, Elliot, And Family,
Please know that your mother is still in our prayers. She was such a nice, kind, woman.
Love,
Kathy,Rich,Tim, Sean, Shannon
Kathleen Ryan
February 28, 2002
i think of pat & pray for her often.she was a very sweet person and a true "lady".the last time i saw her was at her retirement dinner and she was looking forward to the freedom retirement would bring. my thoughts are with her children and grandchildren. pat was very proud of all of you. a former co-worker and friend marie gallas
marie gallas
February 27, 2002
We are deeply sorry for our nation's loss of Patricia. May her life and love live on in you. May the precious memories of time together lighten the sorrow in your hearts. I believe God cried when He saw the evil that took the lives of His innocent children before their time. In the shadows of the darkness they cried out His name. They found shelter and protection from human pain as He lovingly pulled them into His embrace. Cradled in His arms earthly cries became heavenly songs as angels were born. Our hearts cry deeply with you in America's loss of a hero.
America Cries
We see your sorrow-
and our hearts cry....
We can not erase your pain
but you do not have to face the anguish alone-for we-
-the American people-
are beside you.
We so desperately want to have the touch that brings you comfort,
the strength that gives you courage,
and the words to lighten your spirits.
And when we are left speechless
may the silence of our nation weave love into your hearts
to ease your sorrow.
May you find healing through our nation's strength as we-
-the American people-
face this difficult time together. Our hearts are with you. Teresa Jahn
Dixon, IL
Teresa Jahn
January 12, 2002
Dear Pat's Family,

I am a life-long resident of Bayonne and just wanted to give my condolences to you. I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that Patricia rests now in the loving hands of our lord & savoir. May god bless you and your family.

Sincerely,
Jennifer V.
Jennifer
January 9, 2002
to Patricias family and loved ones, she died a hero on that flight, and she and the others worked as a family together. I lost a cousin on the same flight, so we all have a connection to each other. I hope you get stronger with each passing day and just know many are thinking about her.. Sincerely Debbie
debbie
October 22, 2001
DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOUR FAMILY.I PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF ALL THE VICTIMS EVERYDAY. PEACE BE TO YOU.
REGINA ROSSI
October 19, 2001
Dear Patricia's Family,

I don't know you, and you don't know me. I chose Patricia's name randomly, and when I saw that there weren't any Guest Book entries yet, I would be the first.

There is nothing I can do or say to really help, but, just know that someone out there grieves for you, and is thinking about your family.

God bless.

Lisa Meddin
October 15, 2001
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