SHARPSVILLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Patricia A. (O’Brien) Tomczak, age 74, of Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2023, in Sharon Regional Hospital.

Born March 8, 1949, in Sharon, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Emerson and Mary (Ursta) O’Brien.

She was married to Robert Tomczak and he preceded her in death. She was also married to Dan Fortuna and he survives.

Patricia graduated from Sharon High School in 1967 and went on to Penn State University- Shenango Campus to get her degree in nursing and graduated Magna Cum Laude.

She spent most of her life working as a traveling nurse for different home health care agencies.

She liked cooking and baking but most of all, she liked playing with her grandkids. 

Patricia is survived by a daughter, Danielle Dacruz of Clearwater, Florida; three sons, John Fortuna of Transfer, Pennsylvania, Thomas Fortuna of Sharon, Pennsylvania and Josh Tomczak of Hartford, Ohio; a brother, Robert O’Brien of Brookfield, Ohio; two sisters, Mary Clarke of Sharpsville, Pennsylvania and Shelia O’Brien of Dunedin, Florida; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; nephew, James O’Brien and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Friday, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., at the Harold W. Stevenson Funeral Home LLC, 264 E. State Street, Sharon, PA 16146.

Burial will be in Morefield Cemetery.

On-line condolences may be offered by visiting

A television tribute will air Friday, May 26 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.