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Patricia G. Simpson

October 12, 1945 — May 22, 2023

Patricia G. Simpson age 77 of Washington passed away peacefully, Monday May 22, 2023, in her home with her devoted family by her side. Patty has gone to dance with her husband, cook with her mom, shop with her sister and be her dad’s little girl. She was born October 12, 1945, in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late Tony and Elizabeth Backner Gregor. Patricia was a graduate of Canon-McMillan Sr. High School and was a member of St. Oscar Romero Parish St. Patrick Church. Patty was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed reading, crafting with her girls and camping with her son. She was the best M & M and Snickerdoodle cookie and potato salad maker. She loved yellow, pineapples and Precious Moments. Holidays, especially Christmas and her family were Patty’s favorite things, making sure her children knew how important family and traditions were. On August 24, 1963, she married the love of her life, Charles R. Simpson Sr. who passed away August 15, 2015, just one week before they would have celebrated fifty-two years of marriage together. Left behind to cherish her memory are her children, to whom she was their world; daughters, Terri (Mark) Gross of Washington, Sherri (Cliff) Standard of Monessen and Rebecca (John) Steele of Washington, her son Chuck (Allison) Simpson Jr. with whom she made her home, her beloved grandchildren, Ashley (Sandy) Standard, Tyler (Hayley) Gross, Sydney (Joel) Higurera, Cody Standard, Macy Gross, Kyle and Elizabeth Steele and Adelyn Simpson, 5 great grandchildren , Emma Standard, Makenzee Strauss, Emily, Scarlett and Sammy Higurera, her brother Tony (Valerie) Gregor of Bethel Park, nephew Jeff (Shirley) Livolsi and nieces Jennifer (Eric) McClelland and Stephanie (Adam) Lloyd. Waiting for her in addition to her parents and husband are 3 grandchildren, Nichole Standard, Callie Gross and baby Standard, her sister Lucille Livolsi, her brother Joseph Gregor, and her puppies Andee and Hannah.

Friends and family are welcome from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Thursday May 25, 2023, in SALANDRA FUNERAL and CREMANTION SERVICES, INC. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg (724-745-8120) where departing prayers will be recited at 9:30 am Friday May 26, 2023. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 m in St Oscar Romero Parish St. Patrick Church 317 West Pike Street Canonsburg. Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Peters Twp. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Research Hospital To view or extend condolences please visit

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