Patsy S. Del BeneFebruary 16, 1929 ~ June 26, 2017 (age 88)
Youngstown - Patsy S. Del Bene, 88, a lifetime resident of Youngstown, passed away early yesterday morning at Hospice House. He was born Feb. 16, 1929 on Dearborn Street in the Brier Hill section of Youngstown, the son of Onofrio and Cecelia (Graziano) Del Bene. He was a 1947 June graduate of The Rayen School and worked for U.S. Steel in McDonald, General Fireproofing Company, and as a Rodman for the City of Youngstown’s Engineering Dept. for 27 years, retiring in 1987. He loved the outdoors, where he hunted in his younger years and enjoyed gardening, bowling, Italian music and songs, and the casinos. Pat was a Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns fan. He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Baudile Del Bene of almost 67 years whom he married Sept. 16, 1950; a daughter, Denise (John) Butler of Boardman; two grandchildren, Natalie Welsh and Lindsay (Devin) Nash; a step granddaughter, Kate Butler; a step grandson, Jack Butler; and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Pat was preceded in death by a son, Patrick DelBene; two sisters, Mary Tarantine and Carmel Del Bene; five brothers, Louis, Gabriel, Anthony, John, and Salvatore Del Bene. Calling hours will be held from 4-7pm on Thursday, June 29th and from 9-9:45am on Friday, June 30th in Schiavone Funeral Home. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am on Friday in St. Anthony of Padua Church. Memorial tributes may take the form of donations in his name to St. Anthony of Padua Church, 1125 Turin Ave. Youngstown, OH 44510 or to Hospice of the Valley, 9808 Sharrott Rd. Poland, OH 44514 for their loving care of Patsy.