John G "Papa" Patrick

October 16, 1940 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

John "Papa" Patrick Obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved John G. “Papa” Patrick on February 17th, 2024, at University Hospital of Cleveland. John was born in Brookfield Ohio on October 16th, 1940, to Steve and Pauline (Friga) Patrick.

John attended Vienna High School in Vienna Ohio. He served 6 years in the Army National Guard. He was awarded the Carnegie Medal by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission in 1962. John was also the owner and operator of Patrick Service in Vienna Ohio.

John married the love of his life, Gail (Witherow) Patrick, on Jan 17th, 1961. They spent just shy of 60 years together when she passed away on Jan 6th, 2021.

John loved, more than anything, spending time with his grandchildren and watching them grow. He also enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, the outdoors, and motorsports.

John leaves behind to cherish his memory; a daughter Karri (Kimberly) of Vienna, a son Steven (Michelle) of Vienna, a brother Andy (Judy) and 2 grandchildren; Justin and Brooklyn.

John was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, four brothers and one sister.

In lieu of flowers, material tributes can be made to the Veterans Outreach at 17 Colonial Dr. Youngstown Oh, 44505.

At Johns request, Services will be held privately.

Services were entrusted to Selby T.J Fox Funeral Home.

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