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1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

William “Edward” Patrick

05/26/1949 — 01/07/2019

William Patrick smiling for a portrait photo

William “Edward” Patrick, age 69 of Willoughby, passed away January 7, 2019 at LakeWest Medical Center surrounded by his loving family and the caring staff at the hospital. He was born May 26, 1949 in Fairmont, WV to the late James and Norma Patrick.

He retired from Ohio Sealants after 30 plus years of service.

Ed is a U.S. Airforce Vietnam Veteran. He enjoyed playing softball, basketball and rolling the dice. He loved his family, especially watching his grandchildren’s sporting events.

Ed is the loving husband for 50 years of Debby Patrick (nee Wiltrout); father of Brian (Angel) Patrick and Courtney (Mark) Zappola; grandfather of Madeline, Maximus and Molly Patrick, Abigale, Ella and Camden Zappola; his grand dog Charlie; uncle of Jeff (Kristen) Wiltrout; great uncle of Nicholas and Zachary; nephew and cousin of many.

The family will receive friends 1-3 PM and 6-8 PM Thursday, January 10, 2019 at McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center Street, Mentor.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM Friday at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 32114 Vine Street, Willowick. Burial will be private at a later date.

Donations can be made to Birthright of Lake County, 7237 Industrial Park Blvd., Mentor OH 44060.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.

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28 Replies to “William “Edward” Patrick”

  1. The. McNeill Family January 7, 2019 at 10:38 pm

    Our prayers go out to your entire family. He will be missed!!


  2. Pat and Len Bordelon January 7, 2019 at 10:39 pm

    Deepest Sympathy to all of your family. Your Dad was a great guy who loved you all. Sending hugs and prayers.


  3. Karen (Longo) and Ron Veverka January 7, 2019 at 10:53 pm

    So many memories of Eddie “Toehead” Patrick! MHS high school basketball player and good friend in the “day”. So glad he became my cousin by marriage to Debby. So proud of him for his service in the Airforce and the wonderful father and grandfather he was. We will miss him dearly. Our love and prayers go out to Debby, Brian and Courtney and the whole family. XO


  4. Cheryl Wolenski January 7, 2019 at 10:59 pm

    My sincerest sympathy Debby and family.


  5. Jennifer Spotton January 8, 2019 at 12:09 am

    Sending my thoughts and prayers to your family during your loss.


  6. I am saddened to hear of Eddie’s passing, as a young boy I remember watching him play basketball at Mapleltown. he was one of the best. Prayers to his family.


  7. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


  8. Special Ed will be dearly missed. I will never forget Special Ed teaching us how to play poker at the old house in Willowick. Penny nickel dime quarter with the occasional dollar bill. Rest In Peace Mr. Patrick


  9. Marge (Gashie) Kurilko January 8, 2019 at 1:11 am

    So sorry to hear about Ed known him many years, my deepest sympathies and prayers to you and the children


  10. Debbie and family, you have my deepest sympathy. I know your pain.


  11. Debbie and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. May Ed Rest In Peace.


  12. Deepest sympathy. Karen Tabar


  13. The Phares Family (SOI) January 8, 2019 at 4:19 am

    So sorry for your loss. Sending our prayers and thoughts to all of you. God bless you all.


  14. Sue Ianetta Kulikowski January 8, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    Pete and I were so saddened to hear about Eddie’s passing. We are sending lots of love and prayers to you Deb, and to Brian and Courtney and your darling grandkids…and all of your family. Pete especially has many fond memories of Ed.
    Thinking of all of you at this difficult time ❤️
    Lots of love, Sue and Pete Longo


  15. Thoughts, prayers and love to you all.


  16. Eddie known to all of us as toe head. We all use to play back yard football in Bud Vanata’s yard. Ed was older than us but he was always there for us as kids growing up. Rest in piece old friend


  17. I was a teammate of “Toehead” at MHS on the varsity basketball team. We didn’t win many games and Toehead never saw a jump shot he didn’t like. We had so many great times. My condolences to Debby and the rest of his extended family.


  18. Libbie and John Royko January 8, 2019 at 11:53 pm

    We are so sorry about the loss of your
    husband/dad/grandpa/friend and send our love and support.


  19. Bridget Anderson January 9, 2019 at 3:27 am

    So sorry to hear about my cousin Eddie I will never forget how much fun we had together. he was a special guy that loved his family so much he was so proud of his grand kids. Sending prayers and hugs to you all. We will miss him.


  20. Sending love and prayers during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss.


  21. Beth and Dave Rossetti January 10, 2019 at 1:34 am

    Our deepest sympathies. So sorry. Our prayers are sent your way Courtney, Mark and family. Grant eternal rest unto to him O Lord.


  22. RIP Eddie!


  23. Vanessa (Grimsic) Rockwell January 10, 2019 at 4:57 pm

    I am sorry for your loss. Mr. Patrick was a wonderful man and mentor. I will always remember his kindness and patience. He helped to raise a wonderful family, a true reflection of who he was. He will be missed.


  24. So saddened by the loss of Ed, such a great guy! Our prayers are with your entire family and we are here for whatever you may need. God bless all and may he rest in peace and painless.
    Love you all


  25. Prayers and deepest sympathy to all your family.


  26. Meg and Bill Juliano January 11, 2019 at 2:30 am

    Please accept our sincerest sympathy for your loss. I apologize, Debby, for not being able to pay my respects for your loss at this time but know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time!


  27. You have my deepest sympathy


  28. Barb Niederkorn January 12, 2019 at 1:48 pm

    My sympathies to Debby, Brian, Courtney and family of Ed. I’ll remember him for the love and care he had for his grandkids and family. He was always there for them and was a huge part of their life. He gave them a grandfather’s love, advice, knowledge, kindness, sharing and so much more. They will have wonderful memories with their grandfather. Every day spent with him was a gift from God. He will be held forever close to their heart. God bless


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