J. Patrick McDonald
March 17, 1929 - September 18, 2019
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With a warm smile and a kind heart, Joseph Patrick “Pat” McDonald of Monaca lived a life rich in family and embraced everyone as a friend. His hugs and kisses were legendary. A devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend, Pat was a powerful role model for all who were blessed to know him. Pat passed …
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Nancy J. Brookman-Pascuzzi left a message on September 28, 2019:
To all of Pat's family - I met Pat when I first got married and I worked at the mall. He had the most gentle and kindest heart, and how could anyone forget that welcoming big smile and smooch! As I continued to stop and get gas and then service we began a lasting friendship. Although through the years, life changes and I moved from Beaver County; and when visiting the area, once again I ran in to Pat at Walmart's. I could not believe that he remembered me. He was a kind man with a good heart. He could brighten anyone's day; may all of the precious memories of him sustain you at this time. Nancy J. Brookman-Pascuzzi
Just a customer left a message on September 26, 2019:
he was such a sweet loving man he used to always give my kids stickers and take the time to talk to them and myself about my day
Patti Engle Wilson left a message on September 25, 2019:
Harriet, Mike and Kathy I am so sorry to hear about Pat's passing. A lot of old memories came flooding back. I can't remember a time when your family were not a part of my life. May God be with you at this time. Love, Patti
Tim Brush left a message on September 24, 2019:
Mrs. McDonald, Mike, and family, I'm very sorry to hear of Pat's passing. He was an iconic figure in town for so many decades. I'll share two memories, the first from my early childhood days. I grew up just a few doors up the alley from Pat's Amoco and me and the neighborhood kids would frequent the station for a pop, and Pat's lollipops. He was always cheerful and welcoming even though we probably were in his way. The other memory I'll share is from many years later, 2009. I had a brief but very nice chat with Pat during the last Monaca home football game when many of the former players, coaches, cheerleaders were welcomed onto the field. As I recall, Pat was the only representative of the 1940's classes and thus the oldest former player to take the field. That was a special night and I'm glad he was a part of it.
Christine Gantz-Port left a message on September 24, 2019:
Harriet, Mike, Kathy and family...my deepest sympathy. Pat was a sweetheart. I have so many wonderful memories growing up of Pat and Harriet, along with my parents. The American/Amoco days, when they both had the stations. I have the photos of the four of them on their company sponsored trips to Seven Springs; some snazzy outfits our Dads wore! The Walmart days, with the "special" greeting kiss and hug. I am smiling as I type this, remembering this dear man. Rest In Peace Pat.
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Tim Petterson left a message on September 23, 2019:
Great man, great family and a great life he lived. Awesome tribute video. My prayers to all the family, I'm deeply saddened.
Judy Shaffer (Leininger) left a message on September 23, 2019:
In memory of J. Patrick McDonald, Judy Shaffer (Leininger) lit a candle
Donna Vickodil left a message on September 23, 2019:
Harriet and family I am so sorry to hear about your loss and my prayers are with you Donna
Allen Johnson left a message on September 22, 2019:
Great man, always smiling. Great sense of humor. RIP.
Rose left a message on September 22, 2019:
Prayers for the family. Pat was a wonderful person
Patty Leininger Millich left a message on September 22, 2019:
Harriet, Mike and Kathy: So, so sorry for your loss of Pat, the hero of most Monaca residents with his kindness and helpfulness with cars and by just being there. His parents lived two houses away from us and so we were always, seemingly surrounded by McDonalds right and left. LOL But that was a good thing. Take care of yourselves and hold tight to your wonderful memories of the man we all admired.
Rick, LuAnn,Ricky,Robbie,& family left a message on September 22, 2019:
Very sorry for your loss. 🙏
Jeff Propst left a message on September 21, 2019:
Mike, and the entire McDonald Family My prayers and thoughts are with you. Pat was part of too many memories growing up to begin to go over them all. I spent so much time with my parents and the entire gang of adults in those days between midget football and rec activities Pat made growing up in Monaca special. For that I will always be thankful. Thank you for sharing him with all of Monaca Jeff Propst
Daniel Grime Family left a message on September 21, 2019:
Thank you Pat for always fixing our cars over the years, having a smile on your face every day and greeting us like we were your family. Your light shines on!
Connor Cain left a message on September 21, 2019:
In memory of J. Patrick McDonald, Connor Cain lit a candle
Gretchen and Ron harich left a message on September 21, 2019:
Harriet and family, you and your family are in our prayers during the loss of Pat. He was an outstanding person to know and I’m glad that we had the privilege of knowing him. 😍
Cheryl Myers left a message on September 21, 2019:
In memory of J. Patrick McDonald, Cheryl Myers lit a candle
Rhea Lynn Pitzer left a message on September 21, 2019:
Pat was such a wonderful man and peaceful soul. I’m so sorry to hear about this. He was always a very happy and pleasant man. Anytime I’ve ever seen him he brought a smile to my face. Heaven definitely gained an exceptional angel. Sending prayers and thoughts to the family.
Reba Hamilton left a message on September 20, 2019:
My deepest condolences to a friend I made during football. I appreciated the many hugs he gave as a greeter. Sincerely, Reba Hamilton.
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Bill and Sue Hulme left a message on September 20, 2019:
In memory of J. Patrick McDonald, Bill and Sue Hulme lit a candle
Thomas sargeson jr left a message on September 20, 2019:
Pat was Mr Monaca highly repeated man God bless him always
Patti Byers-Weston left a message on September 19, 2019:
I will always remember Pat with fond memories, he never left you without a kiss or a hug. May your family stand together and support each other during your time of loss. Sincerest Condolences, Patti Ann
patti hurley left a message on September 19, 2019:
Harriot and family Greg and I are so very sorry for your families loss. Pat was one of the most precious human beings on the earth. So glad I Had the pleasure of knowing him. I am going to miss those hugs and kisses and his beautiful smile!!
Patty Mosca Slater left a message on September 19, 2019:
Harriett, Michael and Kathy, So sorry for the pain you are feeling now. Pat was such a special guy. The perfect gentleman, funny and a loving husband and father. I send my deepest sympathy. Wish I were there to say it in person. I have such wonderful childhood memories especially our trips to Niagara Falls and all the parties our families had years ago. Loving regards, Patty Ann
Mary Hamilton left a message on September 19, 2019:
In memory of J. Patrick McDonald, Mary Hamilton lit a candle
christi Fitz left a message on September 19, 2019:
Pat will be so missed! My condolences to all of his family.
Simpson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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