YOUNGSTOWN Patricia Louise Gora, 48, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 14, 2013, at Hospice House.
Patricia was born March 23, 1964, in Youngstown, a daughter of John and Gertrude Swierz Gora, and was a lifelong area resident.
She was a 1982 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School, and earned an associates degree from Youngstown State University in 1984. Patty had worked as a cashier since 1981 for Value King / Giant Eagle, and also worked in the accounting department at Roth Brothers since 1985.
She was a member of St. Stanislaus Church in Youngstown and the St. Stanislaus Catholic War Veterans Post No. 1222 Ladies Auxiliary. Patty enjoyed walking and exercising.
Pattys biggest enjoyment and passion in life was watching her nephew, J.W., play baseball with the hopes of watching him play in the major leagues one day.
Patricia leaves her mother, Gertrude Gora of Youngstown; two brothers, John (Rhonda) Gora of Austintown and Bobby Gora of Youngstown; and her nephew, J.W. Gora of Austintown.
Her father, John; and a sister, Theresa Gora, are deceased.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, March 17, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.
Funeral services will begin at 9:15 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Church, 430 Williamson Ave., Youngstown.
Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.
In lieu of flowers, Pattys family requests that memorial contributions be made in her name to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514.
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