Donald J. Patrick

Date of Death: 2/12/2015

PATRICK – Donald J. “Corkey,” 77, Flinton, passed away Feb. 12, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. Born July 1937, in Spangler, son of John J. and Sarahellen (Smith) Patrick.  Survived by his wife of 46 years, Mary Lou (Brown) Patrick; brother, Ronald J., and sister-in-law, Rosalie Patrick, Duncansville; very special aunt, Delores “Dee” Patrick, Patton, very dear friends William and Catherine Meredith, Flinton and many nieces and nephews. Donald was a graduate of Patton High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran and retiree, having served in Antarctica and Vietnam.  He retired from McDonnell Douglas as a field service representative in the United States and numerous foreign countries.  He enjoyed spending time at Senior Daily Living Center, Altoona, and loved his pets, Daisy the Pug and Jouvet the Poodle. Member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton; American Legion Post 1 Paris, France; Patton VFW Post 779; and Vietnam Veterans of America. Life member of Disabled American Veterans. Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at Stevens Funeral Home Inc., 1004 N. Fifth Ave., Patton, Pa. 16668, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton, by Benedictine Fathers, followed by full military rites by John White VFW Post 779 and Walter McCoy American Legion Post 614. Committal will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, Pa., with full military honors.  Friends may extend condolences at


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