Robert Lee Patsy

Born: Tue., Sep. 3, 1935
Died: Sat., May 4, 2019

Memorial Mass

10:00 AM Thu., May 09, 2019
Location: St. Moncia Parish (Chippewa Twp)

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Robert Lee Patsy, 83, of South Beaver Twp. and formerly of Big Beaver Boro., passed away Saturday May 4, 2019.

Born September 3, 1935 in Bradys Bend, PA, he was the son of the late Leo and Blanche Weibel Patsy. Robert was a graduate of Beaver Falls High School, Class of 1953. After high school he served in the United States Marine Corps from 1953 until 1957 where he held the rank of Corporal. He was employed at the former Babcock & Wilcox Tubular Products Company for 34 years and retired as a general foreman in the Fittings and Forging Department. After he retired he began painting houses and was a courier for First National Bank of Pennsylvania. He was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church, Beaver Falls American Legion Post 261, Ducks Unlimited, and the NRA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, William J. and Elva Klein Patsy.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years Elsie Young Patsy, two sons and two daughters-in-law, Robert Y. and Julie Patsy, Macedonia, Ohio, Kevin L. and Susie Patsy, Beaver Falls, a daughter and son-in-law, Lori A. and James Fitzgerald, Darlington, PA. a brother-in-law, James A. Young, Beaver Falls, two sisters-in-law, Doris Perry, California, Vivian Steffler, Nevada, eight grandchildren, Emily (Michael) Pisano, Wampum, Alexandra (Rob) Boles, Texas, Sam Patsy and Nolan Patsy, Colorado, Gabby Patsy, Ohio, Molly (Marcus Åström) Fitzgerald, Sweden, Megan (Corey) Weber, Beaver Falls, Robert Fitzgerald, Darlington, five great-grandchildren, Hayden, Charlotte, Cole, Layne, and Cohen, and several nieces and nephews.

As per Bob's wishes, there will be no public visitation. There will be a Memorial

Mass on Thursday May 9, at 10 a.m.  in St. Monica Parish, 116 Thorndale Drive, Chippewa Township with Father William Schwartz as celebrant.


Members of the Veteran’s Honor Guard will meet at 10:45 AM at the church to provide military honors.

The family would like to thank Concordia, Aspire, and Good Samaritan Hospice for their loving care.

Arrangements by Hill & Kunselman Funeral Home,, 3801-4th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010.


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Peggy Prokovich Maxwell
   Posted Sun May 05, 2019
Elsie I am so sorry for your loss, you may not remember me, I worked with Bob at B&W he was my boss, he was a kind and very nice man.

Tami Cleary Miller
   Posted Mon May 06, 2019
To the Patsy family: I am so sorry for your loss. Bob was a good man, and always seemed so happy and funny. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.💕

The Crans
   Posted Tue May 07, 2019
To the family and friends of Robert Lee Patsy I am sorry to hear about your loss. I know this is a tough time for you and so may the God of comfort help you through (Isaiah 25:8).

Debi Sacco
   Posted Tue May 07, 2019
Elsie and family,I was very sad to learn of Bob's passing.I really enjoyed meeting him and talking with him.Sorry I turned the lights off when he was doing his breathing.What a great sense of humor he had. May you find comfort in your memories and each other.My deepest sympathy..

Joseph Figker
   Posted Wed May 08, 2019
Sorry to read of the passing of Bob.
I worked with him at B&W Ambridge.
Enjoyed working with him.
When Bob told me about how his family named was chsnged I nickmaned him Rudy Pazooty !!

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