Welcome to the memorial page for

Patrick Gribbin

March 10, 1955 ~ March 18, 2017 (age 62)

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Age 62, formerly of Churchill and North Braddock on Saturday,

March 18.  He was born March 10, 1955, a son of the late Frank and Dorothy Gribbin.  He was a teacher and counselor for 28 years in Wilkinsburg School District, where he established the Random Acts of Kindness and Learn Not to Burn programs at Kelly School.  He enjoyed playing guitar and writing songs.  In addition to his parents, he was

Preceded in death by a brother, Harry Gribbin.  He is survived by his

Loving daughter, Colleen Eliese Gribbin and son Jonathan Gribbin, both of Churchill; former wife Zandy Dudiak; brother Frank (Donna) Gribbin;

Sister-in-law Trish Gribbin, many nephews, nieces, cousins & friends.


The family will receive friends at a Celebration of Life with light

Refreshments from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Wilkins B.P.O.

Elks Lodge #577, 718 Beulah Road, Turtle Creek, PA 15146, followed by

A memorial service at 2:30 p.m.  Burial will be private.


In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you perform a random act of kindness for someone in your life or a stranger in need.

Arrangement entrusted to Robert P. Karish Funeral Home (412) 271-3430.

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