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“To the Family of Pat: My deepest sympathy on your loss. I knew and worked with Pat in the election of Jack Gannon to the IAFF Presidency. Pat was a...Read More »
1 of 70 | Posted by: John Barkan - Mentor, OH

“Patton family, I just learned of your great loss. Pat was such a great guy, so pleasant and generous. I will pray for him and for all of your...Read More »
2 of 70 | Posted by: Babs McIntyre - Rocky River

“Mr Patton leaves behind a wonderful legacy. He will live on thru the smiles, laughter and cooking skills of his children and grandchildren. God bless...Read More »
3 of 70 | Posted by: Kelleys - St Louis, MO

“CONNER So sorry to hear about your father. We worked alot together in Columbus. He was a good man. RIP Paddy. ”
4 of 70 | Posted by: George Rusiska - Wooster, OH

“My mother loved Pat Patton for many reasons but foremost he improved the retirement stipend for widdows and orphans of firemen and Policemen.Ed Cain ”
5 of 70 | Posted by: Edward Cain - Columbus, OH

“We were very sad to hear of the passing of Pat.Our hearts and prayers are with you all at this time. We will cherish the memories we have of his time...Read More »
6 of 70 | Posted by: Shirley Taylor - San Clemente, CA

“Pat was one of the really good guys.He will be missed. ”
7 of 70 | Posted by: Chuck & Elaine (Peto) Hill - Nebo, NC

“Im so sorry Erin. My thoughts and paryers are with you and your family. ”
8 of 70 | Posted by: Melissa Carlin - Parma, OH

We always loved when Pat came to Hilton Head to visit. He will be missed tremendously. He was such a wonderful man and we loved him dearly.The Bradens
9 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“Our prayers and condolences to the Patton family. Paddy was a great guy and good friend.Nancy Harkness and Jeff Dorsey Estero FL ”
10 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“Pat Patton was loved by so many! For all his family and friends, please accept my deepest sympathy. Ellen Peto Jolley ”
11 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“Please accept my sincere sympathy on your tremendous loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you! ”
12 of 70 | Posted by: Adri Sfalcin - Dublin, OH

“Sory to hear of your loss...May he rest in peace and prayers to your family! ”
13 of 70 | Posted by: Laura Rinaldo - Middleburg Hts., OH

“Our deepest condolences to Dan and the Patton family in this time of sorrow. ”
14 of 70 | Posted by: The Knuth Family - Avon, OH

“I am so very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Having seen him just recently and he seemed so healthy...ruddy cheeks and a twinkle in his eyes! ...Read More »
15 of 70 | Posted by: Siobhan O'Donnell - Cleveland, OH

“My condolances to you Erin and to your whole family. ”
16 of 70 | Posted by: Marija Cuvalo - Chardon, OH

“A fine man. Thanks for all your help over the years. ”
17 of 70 | Posted by: James Sweeney - Henderson, NV

“Our deepest sympathies to the entire Patton Family on this sudden loss. We last saw Pat in Naples,FL at the St. Patrick's Day Mass a few years ago.He...Read More »
18 of 70 | Posted by: Jack & Barbara Gallagher - NC

“My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to your entire Patton family. I loved seeing Pat and Nora at the West Side Irish American Club. May he rest in...Read More »
19 of 70 | Posted by: Crickett Jones - Berea, OH

“I went to St. James grade school with Pat when the family lived on Riverside In Lakewood I became engaged in different projects with Pat...Read More »
20 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathies in this sorrowful time , we will be keeping you in our prayers. The MIlletts ”
21 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“Very sorry to here this, our thoughts are with your entire family.-Manna family ”
22 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

Donna and Pat with Chuck and Elaine Peto Hill, Nebo, NC , March 2010
23 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“Danny, Connor and Family, I am very sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you RIP Mr....Read More »
24 of 70 | Posted by: Kevin Corrigan - Fairview Park, OH

“Dear Erin, May you and your family find comfort in knowing your father went with the angels to sing glory to God on the birth of His Son. With my...Read More »
25 of 70 | Posted by: Cathy McKenna - Olmsted Township, OH

“I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray for the strength for all your family at this very difficult time. May you find some of that strength in your...Read More »
26 of 70 | Posted by: Patsy "McIntyre" Wilber

“I'm soo sorry for your incredible loss. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. ”
27 of 70 | Posted by: Mysa Afaneh - Lakewood, OH

“I was sorry to hear about the passing of Patrick, he was a good man and lots of fun, he will be missed. The whole Patton family is in our prayers. ...Read More »
28 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Don Lopez FT. Myers, Fl. (Reitred CFD) ”
29 of 70 | Posted by: - FL

Bill Summers, General Counsel, Local 93, 1971-1990 “Pat, Jack, Billy and Jimmy, incredible leaders of great men ”
30 of 70 | Posted by: Bill Summers

“Erin, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love to you and your family. ”
31 of 70 | Posted by: Linda Markowski - Solon, OH

“Connor, Danny and family:Thinking of you at this difficult time. Sending lots of prayers and love. ”
32 of 70 | Posted by: Sarah DeGrandis - Rocky River, OH

“my uncle pat was a hero. honest and trust loving person. he loved his wife and family so much. it ment the world to him. god bless my father marty...Read More »
33 of 70 | Posted by: theresa patton - auburn, MA

“To Pat Patton Family, So sorry for your loss. Enjoyed working with Pat on the "Job"Jack Bering DeBary FL (Retired CFD) ”
34 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“To a wonderful man I was proud to call my "cousin". May he Rest in Peace with his beloved wife. My Prayer go out to Noreen, Connor. Katie and the...Read More »
35 of 70 | Posted by: Senator Tom Patton - Strongsville, OH

“Such a great guy; so many wonderful memories. My condolences to all the family and his legion of friends. ”
36 of 70 | Posted by: Margie (Hogan) Herold

“To all the members of the Patton family and especially my friend Shelia McNally ...you are in my thoughts and prayers. Paddy always had a smile ...Read More »
37 of 70 | Posted by: Anna May Hunt - Rocky River, OH

“The McNeely family extends its deepest condolances to you all. May he rest in peace, and be among the angels in Heavan above. ”
38 of 70 | Posted by: Mike McNeely - Cleveland, OH

“This is a big shock having just seen him two weeks ago. He always had that Irish twinkle in his eyes like his father. All the Pattons are in our...Read More »
39 of 70 | Posted by: Jack, John & Karen Keane - IL

“To the Patton family, our deepest sympathy, especially at this time. He was such a good Guy! ”
40 of 70 | Posted by: Maureen & Bob Hess - Westlake, OH

“He will be missed by all, and especially the McManamons/Cannons/Harknesses/Keanes. What a good, good man. Prayers to the family. RIP Patty. ”
41 of 70 | Posted by: Pat McManamon - Avon Lake, OH

“Sorry to hear of your loss. 7am mass will never be the same. My prayers for your family. ”
42 of 70 | Posted by: Roberta Meredith - Rocky River, OH

“So sorry Erin to hear of your father's passing. My condolences and prayers to you and your family. ”
43 of 70 | Posted by: Jim Barnes - North Olmsted, OH

“We are sending you prayers for comfort and strength at this very difficult time. Pat Patton was a kind and beautiful man and will be remembered...Read More »
44 of 70 | Posted by: David & Eileen Smotzer - OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. We will keep the family in our prayers. Dan & maureen (O'toole) Eisenhart ”
45 of 70 | Posted by: maureen Eisenhart (O'Toole) - NC

“Sorry to hear that another Patton has taken his seat upstairs. Just want you to know that I, and the rest of the Passens are thinking about you guys. ”
46 of 70 | Posted by: Chris Passen - Westlake, OH

“To the Patton Family,Please accept our sympathy and condolences. Pat will be remembered in our prayers. ”
47 of 70 | Posted by: BRIAN & VERNA O"DONNELL - CA

“Dear Dan and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
48 of 70 | Posted by: Renee Redaelli Dios - OH

“So sorry for your loss. He was a great man,dad papa and husband. Our prayers are with all the family. God Bless...Michael and Jacqueline Sweeney ”
49 of 70 | Posted by: Jacqueline Sweeney, - Westlake, OH

“Dear Katie and Family....I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My prayers are with all of you at this time. ”
50 of 70 | Posted by: Lauren Gonyon-Rivera - Brook Park, OH

“So sad to hear this news...thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Kristin. ”
51 of 70 | Posted by: Kristin Hewko - Bay Village, OH

“Katie, Erin and family..Im so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts at this hard time.SincerelyRita White ”
52 of 70 | Posted by: rita white - cleveland, OH

“We are so shocked & sorry to hear of Pat's sudden death. He was a great guy. We will miss him. Norm & Chris Rehark ”
53 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“SO SORRY FOR YOU LOSS, WE WILL KEEP THE FAMILY IN OUR PRAYERS. THE FINNEGAN FAMILY MENTOR OHIO ”
54 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“I knew your mom & dad since high school & loved both of them. You were blessed with wonderful & loving parents. I am sorry for your loss. Love,...Read More »
55 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy to you all. ”
56 of 70 | Posted by: Doug & Stacy Gainous - Parma, OH

“Miss you Uncle Pat ”
57 of 70 | Posted by: Brendan Kelley - Cincinnati, OH

“We are very sorry for your loss especially on Christmas morning. I was just beginnging Mass when I heard from Fairview Hospital that he passed.. We...Read More »
58 of 70 | Posted by: Rev Edward Schwet - OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
59 of 70 | Posted by: James and Mary loftus - OH

“We spent this past Sunday at the McDonald Christmas party with all the McDonald's and Patton families. It was so much fun. Pat prepared and set up a...Read More »
60 of 70 | Posted by: Bobbie and Pat Gannon - OH

“So sorry to hear about your sudden loss... my thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
61 of 70 | Posted by: Scott Beam - Bay Village, OH

“Danny and Connor- I just heard about your loss, I am so sorry. ”
62 of 70 | Posted by: Bill Nichols - Columbus, OH

“Katie and family thinking so much about you guys and your dad what a guy!!!! Pat and Nora finally together again:) You guys are such a blessed...Read More »
63 of 70 | Posted by: Jessica Lane - North Ridgeville, OH

“I am so sorry to hear this news. My prayers are with your family. ”
64 of 70 | Posted by: Paul Kudlak - Columbus, OH

“I am so sorry for your loss, your father was a wonderful man. ”
65 of 70 | Posted by: Mary Jo McNally - Rocky River

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
66 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Pat was very good to many of as a firefighter, union official and while on the pension board. Thank you Pat. ”
67 of 70 | Posted by: Ed Miller - Retired CFD - OH

“Katie, I just heard..I am so deeply sorry for your loss. My prayers are w/you and your family. So deeply sorry. Michelle Hoiseth ”
68 of 70 | Posted by: A friend

“My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the Patton family. ”
69 of 70 | Posted by: Candy Gibbons - Westpark, OH

“I was so sorry to hear from Sally about Pat 's passing. My deepest sympathy during this difficult time. I will hold you all in prayer.God Bless,...Read More »
70 of 70 | Posted by: MariAnn Paladino - Paxton, MA


PATRICK J. PATTON, age 72, Retired Member of the Cleveland Fire Dept., Retired Trustee of the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Board and US Marine Corp. Veteran; beloved husband of the late Nora (nee McDonald); Loving father of Erin, Colleen Corrigan (Marty), Katie, Eileen Kelley (Chuck), Connor and Danny; Loving Papa of Sarah, Shannon, Owen, Quinn, Evelyn and Casey; Dear brother of John G. Jr. (deceased), Martin D. (Margaret Gallagher), Robert E. (Rae Ann Field) and Noreen J.; Son of the late John G. "Mahoxie" and Sarah (Nee Dugan); Uncle, great uncle and friend of many; Passed away, suddenly, Tuesday, December 25, 2012. Funeral Mass, St. Christopher Church (20141 Detroit Rd., Rocky River), Saturday, December 29th at 11:00 am. Interment Holy Cross. Friends may call at the McGORRAY-HANNA FUNERAL HOME OF WESTLAKE, 25620 Center Ridge Rd. (West of Columbia) FRIDAY from 1 – 8 pm. In Lieu of flowers, family Suggests memorial contributions to the Burn Center at MetroHealth Medical Center, 2500 MetroHealth Dr., Cleveland, Ohio 44109, Attention: Bridget Gill