Patrick A. Lavelle

Patrick A. Lavelle, 79, passed away October 9, 2016 at his home. Born in West Philadelphia he was a resident of Highland Park Upper Darby and was currently residing in Brookhaven, Pa. He was a graduate of West Catholic High School. Patrick worked for G.E. Switchgear, Missle and Space, Boeing, United Engineers and Constructors, PECO, Raytheon. He was a member of Delchester Serra Club, Men of Malvern, and the Red Cross Members for Life Blood Donor. He was also a United States Army Veteran.

Patrick was a devout Catholic who valued God and family above all else. His faith in God and strong values guided his life as a loving husband and proud father of six girls.

He was predeceased by his parents Mary Jane (nee Surgenor) and Patrick Lavelle; his brother Jack; his sister Eileen.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years Dolores (nee Mahler); his children Dolores Golden (Edward), Patricia Zecca (Michael), Dorothy Lavelle, Theresa Fallon (Frank), Jennifer Lavelle, and Christina Lavelle; his siblings David, Thomas, Gerard, Lawrence, Daniel, Joseph, Richard, Maureen, and Stephen; 9 grandchildren; and 1 great grandchild.

Funeral mass Saturday 11am at Our Lady of Charity Church, 231 Upland Rd., Brookhaven, PA, 19015. Visitation Saturday 9-11am at the church. Interment SS Peter and Paul, Springfield, Pa.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Our Lady of Charity Memorial Society, 249 Upland Rd., Brookhaven, Pa, 19015 or the Delchester Serra Club, 133 Brakel Ln., Media, Pa, 19063.

Arrangements by Bateman-Allen Funeral Home, Brookhaven, Pa, 19015. Online condolences can be sent via