Category: Death Notices

OBIT: Patricia Louise Markilinski (Ford City)

Patricia Louise Markilinski, 76, of Ford City, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Our Family Home in Ford City.

She was born April 16, 1939, to Jacob and Elizabeth (Habnentz) Szul.

Patricia formerly worked at Moonlight Mushrooms for more than 28 years.

A lifelong community resident, she was a former member of St. Francis and Christ, Prince of Peace Roman Catholic churches.

She was deeply and lovingly involved with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She gave her heart and soul to her family, and enjoyed all the times that they spent and shared together throughout the years.

Patricia immediately placed a smile and brightened the day of anyone who met and knew her.

She will be deeply and lovingly missed by her family, but never forgotten because she will always be in their hearts, minds and souls.

Patricia is survived by her husband of 60 years, George William Markilinski; daughter, Cindy (Richard) Hospodar; two sons: Dennis Markilinski and Kenneth (Kathy) Markilinski; five grandchildren: Denae (Bob) Messick, Jeremy and Josh Hospodar, and Chad and Andrea Markilinski; and two great-grandchildren: Brayden and Colton Messick.

She will also be sadly missed by “Teddy.”

Patricia was preceded in death by her son, Georgie Markilinski; parents, Jacob and Elizabeth Szul; and brother, Gerald “Jerry” Szul.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9PM tomorrow – Thursday, July 2, 2015- at the Mantini Funeral Home in Ford City.

A prayer service will be held at 9:30AM Friday, July 3, 2015, in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in Christ, Prince of Peace Parish, Ford City.

The Rev. Bryan Summers will act as celebrant.

Interment will be in St. Francis of Paola Cemetery.

Our family’s deepest appreciation for the staff of Our Family Home, all of her nurses - especially Tracy - and for all of her caregivers. Thank you and God bless you for the work that you do.