Port Allegany-Patricia Ann (Maczuzak) Petrisek of Port Allegany, PA, died Thursday, June 20, 2019 in Monroeville, PA, as a result of post-surgical complications. Pat was one of 12 children and born in Slickville, PA, Westmoreland County, on September 27, 1938 to Peter and Catherine (Haverlation) Maczuzak.
Baptized into the Saint Mary’s Ukrainian Greek-Orthodox Catholic Church in Latrobe, PA, Pat was a devout Catholic and an active member of the congregation at Gabriel the Archangel Roman Catholic Church in Port Allegany.
She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers; Peter Maczuzak Jr., John (Janet) Maczuzak, and three sisters; Joanne Maczuzak, Mary (George) Kadash and Catherine (Daniel) Luketich.
She is survived by three sisters; Olga Miklusak of Winter Park, FL, Helen (Frank) Novince, Portage IN, Sonia (Frank) Vernalis of Portage, IN; and three brothers; Michael (Mary Jane) Maczuzak, Painesville, OH, Paul (Barbara) Maczuzak, Bentleyville, PA, and Theodore Maczuzak, East Norriton, PA.
A loving, kind, and supportive mother, Pat is survived by three children; Christopher (Jennifer) Petrisek of Murrysville, PA., Mary Catherine (Randall) Cooper of O’Fallon, MO., and Susan Elaine (Michael) Lee of State College, PA.
Pat had eight grandchildren; Marcus (Cathleen) Petrisek; Miranda (Colten) Lindberg, Samuel, and Amelia Cooper; and Katie, Christian, Johannah, and Nathan Lee.
She also had three great grandchildren; Lillian Petrisek, Chloe and Cooper Lindberg.
Pat moved to Port Allegany in 1962 and worked as a secretary at the Port Allegany Jr.-Sr. High School for 27 years.
Friends and family will be received at Gabriel the Archangel Roman Catholic Church on Arnold Avenue in Port Allegany on Saturday, July 13 at 10:00am followed by a burial mass at 11:00am. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Port Allegany. A reception at the St. Gabriel’s social hall will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers Pat asked that donations be made to the Port Allegany Volunteer Fire Department, the S.W. Smith Memorial Library, and the St. Gabriel’s Memorial Fund.
Pat’s children would like to offer our sincere thanks to Pat’s family and friends for the outpouring of sympathy and support they have been given.
Online condolence may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements nare under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes,