William Michael Patricelli

William Michael Patricelli, 57, of Brockway, PA, died on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at his home.

Born in Conway, PA, on May 13, 1957, he was the son of the late John and Dorothy Patricelli.

Bill graduated from Brockway Area High School in 1975.

He proudly served in the Marine Corps, enlisting in 1975 as well. He was a Staff Sergeant in Force Recon serving in Okinawa, Hawaii, and the Philippines.

He was an avid fan of hockey and The Pittsburgh Penguins. He also enjoyed fishing, shooting pool, and taking his dog, “Buck,”for walks around Brockway.

He showed generosity by regularly bringing food to animals at the Gateway Humane Society. One of his goals was to visit all of the states in the U.S., which he almost accomplished.

He loved his children and his grandchildren.

Bill is survived by his son, Ryan (Candace) Patricelli, and two daughters, Shena (Jacob) Rickard, and Jennifer (Michael) Guerrero. In addition to his children, he is also survived by five grandchildren: Gianna, Dominic, Ayden, Gavin, and Kayla. He has four surviving siblings: Jodi Shaffer, John Patricelli, Rory Patricelli, and Daria Preston.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, October 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway.

A Funeral Service with Full Military Honors will be held at 1 PM on Wednesday, October 15, also at the funeral home with Reverend Bob Trask officiating.

emorial donations may be made to the Gateway Humane Society 1211 Airport Rd, Falls Creek, PA 15840.

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