Patsy A. Macioce Jr., 91, of Penn Hills, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. He was born May 23, 1924 in Pittsburgh, PA, the son of the late Patsy A. and Mary Viglietta Macioce Sr. Prior to his retirement at the age of 82, Patsy was a carpet and furniture salesman for Hahn Furniture and Kaufmann's Department Store in Monroeville. He was a member of St. Bernadette Parish, Monroeville, member of the Italian Sons & Daughters of America, and was a veteran of the US Army having served in WWII as an infantry soldier. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Granata Macioce; brother Anthony; and sister Bernadette Bencivenga Sandrock.
He is survived by his son, Patsy J. and his wife, Mary; daughter, Loretta Smith; sister, Josephine Labriola; grandchildren, Melanie Brown (Chad), Stephanie Little (Nate), Kristen Macioce, Laura Macioce; great-grandchildren, Caleb and Cooper Brown; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 9:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church with Fr. John Moineau officiating. Interment in Good Shepherd Cemetery, Monroeville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project in memory of Patsy. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published March 17, 2016.