Born June 23, 1941. Died October 18, 2018.
Patricia resided in North Braddock, Latrobe, Indiana PA and O’Hara Township. She died at West Penn Hospital at 10:46 PM. She went to elementary school at St. John the Evangelist School in Latrobe. She went to Jr. and Sr. High school at Latrobe High School. She received her BS in Art Education at IUP. Patricia taught Fine Arts at Hampton Jr. and Sr. High School. During her tenure as Fine Arts Director, it was reported that more of her students were awarded full and partial scholarships than the entire athletic program. Additional school related participations included moderator of the Sr. High School Student Council and past-president of the Hampton Chapter of the PSEA.
Patricia was the beloved wife of James B. Stahura; daughter of the late Stanley and Ruth Dadigan Beaken; sister of Marjorie Mt. Joy, Norma Jean Beaken, Claudia Dursa, Jack Beaken and the late Judith Beaken; Patricia was the guardian of Nancy Timpe, Andrew J. Stahura, John W. Stahura, Mary Ann Green and Edward M. Stahura; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Celebrate Patricia’s life with her family on Tuesday from 9:30 to 11 AM at St. Joseph Church, 342 Dorseyville Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215 with a Mass of Christian Burial immediately following at 11 AM. The family respectfully suggests donations be made to Visiting Nurse Association of Indiana County, 850 Hospital Road, #3000, Indiana PA 15701. Interment will take place at a later date. Arrangements were by Perman Funeral Home, Shaler Township.