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Marie (Melnik) Patrick

November 24, 1928 ~ June 24, 2018 (age 89)

Marie Patrick, 89 of McDonald, died Sunday, June 24, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Hickory.

She was born November 24, 1928 in Sharon, a daughter of the late Anthony and Anna (Kotyienkwitz) Melnik.

Mrs. Patrick was a 1947 graduate of Westmont-Upper Yoder High School and a 1967 graduate of Pittsburgh Beauty Academy.

She was the proprietor of Marie’s Beauty Salon in McDonald from 1972 until 1986.

Mrs. Patrick was a member of St. Alphonsus R.C. Church, McDonald and a member of the former McDonald Women’s Club and the former McDonald Garden Club.

She enjoyed gardening, traveling, cooking and baking. But her family, especially her great grandchildren, was her pride and joy.

On January 14, 1950, she married Joseph J. Patrick, who died September 5, 2010.

Surviving are a son, Howard Joseph (Sharon) Patrick of Forest Hills; three daughters, Deborah Ann (Edward) Eiler of Moon Township, Darlene Marie (William) Bedillion of Hickory and Donna Jean (Garry) Mousourakis of Atlasburg; a brother, Edward Danyluk of Johnstown; two sisters-in-law, Eleanor Patrick of North Miami, FL and Sister Jacinta Patrick of North Hills; eleven grandchildren, Shannon (Christian) Tronzo, Sarah (Sean) Toulouse, Kelly (Matthew) Sachse, Erin (Brandon) Baronner, Edward (Brianne) Eiler, Steven (Terri) Eiler, Kaitlin (Maxwell) Burke, Patrick Bedillion, Allysa Mousourakis, Courtney Bedillion and Alex Mousourakis; 14 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Deceased are a step-mother, Maria Danyluk Melnik; four brothers, William Melnik, Stanley, Harry and John Danyluk; and two sisters, Rose Alpaugh and Pearl Markovich.

Friends will be received from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 220 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday at St. Alphonsus R.C. Church, McDonald. Burial will be private at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to St. Vincent De Paul, C/o St. Alphonsus R.C. Church, 219 W Lincoln Ave., McDonald, PA 15057. Online condolences, photos and additional information are available at

Donations may be made to:

St. Vincent De Paul, c/o St. Alphonsus R.C. Church,
219 W Lincoln Ave., McDonald PA 15057

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