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Patrick N. Fonzi

  • On November 11, 2020


Patrick N. Fonzi, age 97, of Pittsburgh passed away peacefully on November 10, 2020.

Born on August 1, 1923, he was the son of the late Giovanna and Domenico Fonzi.

Beloved husband of the late Adeline and Jean Fonzi; Loving father of Dennis (Heidi) Fonzi, Patricia (Daniel) Renziehausen and the late Ronald (surviving Josie) Fonzi; cherished grandfather of Missy (William) Kurch, Jennifer Kochan, Kimberly (Harry) Romigh, Brian (the late Theresa) Renziehausen, Karissa Fonzi, Kelly (Derek) Keller, and Laura (Matthew) Fastuca; and big pap pap to 7 great grandchildren.

Patrick was a proud WWII veteran that  fought on the USS North Carolina in the Pacific Battles. He loved Italian music, wine and food. He enjoyed playing horse shoes, bocce and bowling.  He liked to play cards, where he would cheat and always win. He enjoyed sports and watching baseball and football.  One of his best memories was taking his family to the USS North Carolina, where he showed them where he slept while in the service. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

A funeral mass will be held at a later date at Blessed Trinity Parish Holy Angels Parish, 408 Baldwin Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15207.  Due to COVID restrictions Mass is limited to family and close friends.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery with Full Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Patrick’s name to AHN Hospice.

Special thank you to Dr. Pittle’s office and staff, Manor Care Shadyside, and AHN Hospice.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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1 Comment

Greg Stewart
  • Nov 12 2020
Pat I will always remember you, thank you for your service, your respect, your dedication to the service. I will miss you during family activities and gatherings. I know that your family will always keep you in prayers and thoughts, may you rest in peace forever.