Description Christmas tree ornament belonging to Patricia A. Kuras. The wooden ornament represents the Staten Island Ferry painted yellow and black, with "Staten Island | Ferry" painted on one side and "S.S.I.A.S" on the other side.
Historical Notes Patricia Kuras was born in Brooklyn. She lived on Staten Island and cared for her mother. Their home was decorated with Patricia’s treasured collections of records, Christmas ornaments, and her memorabilia from a trip to Ireland. On September 11, Patricia was on the 93rd floor of the North Tower at Marsh & McLennan, where she was the facilities manager. She was 42 years old.