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Patsy Tusoch

PATSY “PAT” TUSOCH age 96, beloved husband for 72 years of Emma (nee Porco); loving father of Maria Alexander (husband Mark) and the late Robert John; devoted grandfather of Brian Alexander (wife Caitlin), Christine Kletecka (husband Jay), James Tusoch (wife Valerie), Nicole Stuber (husband David), Anthony Tusoch (wife Tiffany), Patrick and Emma Tusoch and great-grandfather of AJ, Carly, Jack, Lincoln, Kiera, David, Amara, and Bella; cherished son of the late John and Simona (nee Cossu); dearest brother of the late Jasper Tusoch (wife Irene, deceased); dear uncle and great-uncle of many. U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran.

Patsy “Pat” was born on January 13, 1923 and passed away peacefully on February 12, 2019. He moved from Pennsylvania to Cleveland and currently lived in Mayfield Heights. Pat was a parishioner of St Clare Church. He proudly served his country in the US Army Air Corps and was a WWII Veteran. Pat worked hard as a welder for National Acme. He truly loved to garden and had a knack for growing heirloom tomatoes. Pat was an avid woodworker and a musician. He loved Polka music and played the accordion. Pat enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians, fishing and traveling, especially to Italy, California, Russia and Canada. He was very friendly, laid back and had a great sense of humor. Pat will be remembered most as outgoing and caring. He will be forever missed.

Contributions may be made in memory of Pat to Alzheimer’s Association 23215 Commerce Park #300, Beachwood, OH 44122 or Hospice of Western Reserve P.O. Box 72101, Cleveland, OH 44192.

Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at St. Clare Catholic Church at 10:30 AM. Burial following with Military Honors at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Pat at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) MONDAY 3-5 & 6-8 PM.


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  1. Brian and Caitlin, Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your grandpa love you❤️

  2. Larry D, Kletecka

    Maria, Stay strong. Pat led a great life with a legacy of a very fine family. He’s life should be celebrated fully as he would have wanted it to be. I will always remember his smile. Pat has now made heaven a better place. May God rest his gentle soul. LDK

  3. So sorry for your loss. He will be missed. Was a great man.

  4. i am sad to learn of this loss. i knew jasper and irene because i was close friends with their daughter, mary, when we were kids. slow hand salute to this veteran.

  5. Darlene Tunney Rosene

    I grew up across the street from Emma and Pat. From them, I learned of the bountiful blessings of welcoming hospitality. My last visit rewarded me with a wooden napkin holder in the shape of a duck…….made by Patsy’s hands.
    A treasure.
    Rest In Peace, Pat.
    And, thank you.

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