Patricia L. Gantz, 84, of Monaca passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.
A lifelong resident of Monaca, Patricia was the daughter of the late Joseph Young and Frances (Hickman) Young. After starting a family, she returned to school to earn her Licensed Practical Nursing degree and was a member of CCBC’s first graduating class for nursing. Patricia started her nursing career in the emergency room of Rochester Hospital and later at The Medical Center of Beaver County Patricia was an avid reader and a history buff. She was active in Fort McIntosh Garrison Reenactments as well as a life member of Center Township Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Patricia was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Church, Monaca and loved dancing and spending time with her family.
She will be sadly missed by her children, Christine (Harry) Port, Ralph U. (Kathy) Gantz, Jr. and Rebecca (Eric) Bagshaw. Grandchildren: Justin (Mia) Gantz, Katie Good, Drew (Amanda) Gantz, Samantha Bagshaw and Seth Gantz. Great-Grandchildren: Laney, Harper and Rowen.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, Ralph U Gantz, Sr. and two brothers Joseph and Michael Young.
Friends will be received on Sunday, September 25, 2022 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca where a blessing service will be held on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 10:00am. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made, if so desired, in Patricia’s memory to the Beaver County Humane Society, 3394 Broadhead Road, Aliquippa, PA 15001.
To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit Patricia’s permeant memorial site at simpsonfuneralhome.com.