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Patricia L. (Kolar) Aldridge

May 21, 1958 ~ March 10, 2019 (age 60)



Patricia L. Kolar Aldridge, 60, of Ruffsdale, Pa. died Sunday March 10, 2019 at the Excela Westmoreland Hospital. She was born May 21, 1958 in Greensburg, Pa. Daughter of the late Frank E. and Helen M. Gottvald Kolar. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a secretary for the D & A Auto Auction in New Stanton, Pa. Patricia was a very active member of the Seven Dolors Roman Catholic Church in Yukon, Pa. She taught catechism and was a chaperone for the Youth Group for years, along with being a long-time member of the church. She worked fundraisers for the Yukon Little League baseball team, along with her husband. Patricia was a very loving person. She liked fishing, planting flowers, gardening, cooking and loved her polka music. She is preceded in death by both parents and survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Gary D. Aldridge or Ruffsdale, Pa., two sons – Christopher R. Aldridge of Ruffsdale, Pa. and Josh D. Aldridge of Ruffsdale, Pa., one daughter – Melissa S. Mayer and husband Ted of Greensburg, Pa., three grandchildren – Chloe, Alexis and Bailey, one brother – Frank Kolar Jr. and significant other Connie of Ruffsdale, Pa. and two sisters – Carol Tkach of Ruffsdale, Pa. and Connie Reinstadtler and husband George or Ruffsdale, Pa. Friends will be received on Tuesday March 12, 2019 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc. Rt 136 Madison, Pa. Services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday March 13, 2019 at The Seven Dolors Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Richard Ulam, O.S.B. officiating. Anyone wishing to attend Patricia’s funeral mass is asked to go directly to the church at 102 Center St. Yukon, Pa 15698. Interment will follow at The Seven Dolors Church Cemetery in Yukon, Pa. To leave an online condolence, please visit



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