Patricia J. (Maleski) Rudzinski, 71, of Erie, passed away November 25, 2021, at her residence. She was born in Erie on March 3, 1950, daughter of the late Walter and Helen (Oprzondek) Maleski.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Rudzinski, in 2002, infant brother, Walter Maleski and her nephew, Jeffery Toflinski.
She worked for the Harborcreek Boys Home and Metz Associates. Patricia was a member of the Polish Sharpshooters and enjoyed going to the casino, taking trips to Walt Disney World, hosting at Patty's Party Palace, spending time with her family, playing cards, especially at the holidays, fishing, camping, campfires and Elvis Presley.
Left to cherish her memory daughters, Pamela Smith (Darrin), Christine Stafford (Richard), and Valerie Rudzinski, all of North East; sisters, Barbara Christie of Wattsburg and Christine Jurkiewicz (Gregory) of Erie; brothers, John Maleski (Barbara) of Erie, Michael Maleski (Trevis) of Tennessee, and Theodore Maleski of North East; grandchildren, Nathan and Garret Smith, Ethan and Emily Stafford, and David Hall; great grandchildren, Jackie and Jordan Smith; step great grandson, Jason Yeaney; several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received Monday, November 29, 2021 from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. at the Davis-Garr Cremation and Funeral Services, Inc., 459 E. 12th Street Erie PA 16503. A Prayer Service will be held Tuesday November 30, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m., at Our mother of Sorrow Parish, St. Casimir Church, 629 Hess Ave., Erie 16503.
The family would like to thank Aseracare Hospice of Erie for their for their dedication of care they gave to Patricia.
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