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Patrick Thomas Biasiotta

February 16, 2018 GMT

Jan. 18, 1933 – Jan. 18, 2018

Patrick Thomas Biasiotta, 85, of Cleveland, passed away on Jan. 18, 2018 (on his birthday) in Lake Havasu City.

Patrick was born in Cleveland, the son of Lewis and Josphine Biasiotta on Jan.18, 1933. Patrick served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked in the culinary field on Catalina Island, California, Lake Tahoe, Nevada and Henry’s Steakhouse in Carlsbad, California.

He married Sally in 1983 and they opened their own restaurant called, “The Blue Pelican” on States Street in Carlsbad. It was the locals’ favorite. They moved to Las Vegas working toward retirement, and then to Lake Havasu City working at the Nautical Inn for 11 years. Patrick retired at age 82. He enjoyed hunting, gambling and watching girls.

Patrick was a member of the American Legion for five years, the Eagles for 10 years and the Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree since 1961. He volunteered at Our Lady of the Lake’s Soup Kitchen for 10 years and loved serving the community.

Patrick is survived by wife Sally, brother Anthony and Bev, sister Jaye and brother Lewis and Barbara, five daughters, Debbie Thompson, Michelle Metzler, Pam Pritchard and Phil, Robin Traven and Tony and Trish McGrady and Michael, three stepsons Robert Chasmar and Lena, Craig Chasmar and Barbara and Michael Chasmar, 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Patrick’s memorial service is at Our Lady of the Lake on Friday, Feb. 23, at 12:30 p.m. with a reception following the service.