Patricia ‘Patty’ M. Blackburn

BLACKBURN, Patricia M. “Patty,” 78, of Steubenville, OH, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Trinity West.

She was born in Steubenville, OH, on April 27, 1935, a daughter of the late Thomas and Theresa Trepanowski Sarlo.

Patty was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Triumph of the Cross (Holy Name Cathedral.)

Preceding her in death were her husband, Richard L. “Dickie” Blackburn; and two sisters, Ruth Ann Manos and Dolly Stachyra.

Surviving are her children, Terri Blackburn, Jackie Blackburn, Richard (Jeanne) Blackburn and Russell Blackburn; nine grandchildren, Nicole (Joseph) Gabrielli, Nicholas Blackburn, Tiffany Blackburn, Ashley Blackburn, Brittany Blackburn, Paige Bruno, Elliana Blackburn, Liviah and Lukas; three great-grandchildren, Joseph Gabrielli, Mia Gabrielli and Jada Blackburn; and two brothers, Tommy Sarlo and Nicky Sarlo.

Friends may call at Shorac Funeral Home, 611 N. Fourth St., Steubenville Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where a service will be held Wednesday 10 a.m. with Rev. Bradley Greer officiating. Burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

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