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Patrick Joseph "PJ" Boyle

May 03, 1980 - April 05, 2021

Obituary For Patrick Joseph "PJ" Boyle

Age 40, unexpectedly on Monday, April 5, 2021 of Akron, formerly of Pittsburgh.

Beloved husband of Jessica (Shanks) Boyle; loving father of Caleb Patrick and Anna Rae; son of Dale and Mary Kay Chodor; favorite brother of Katie (Jim) Elk, Meghan (Chase) Campbell and Alyson Boyle (Brendan); grandson of Jean and the late John Dubich; son-in-law of John and Arlene Shanks; brother-in-law of Jennifer (Jamie) Colosimo; fun-loving uncle to 12 nieces and nephews and dog-dad to Myron, Chuck and the late Franco. Despite moving to Ohio, PJ was a diehard Pittsburgh sports fan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and enjoyed boating, being on the lake and attending Caleb and Anna's soccer games. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227 on Friday, April 9, 2021 from 2-8 p.m. Funeral prayer on Saturday morning at 9:45. Mass of Christian Burial in Blessed Trinity Parish, St. Albert the Great Church at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be held privately. Mask and social distancing guidelines must be adhered to. If desired, family suggests contributions to the ASPCA @aspca.org or Humane Animal Rescue 1101 Western Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15233. Due to a family health concern, PJ's family ask that floral arrangements be limited.

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MaryKay, so sorry to hear of the loss of PJ. Our prayers and condolences for all of you. Glenn & Eileen Vernon
- Eileen Vernon
Mary Kay and Jean, Heartbroken over your loss of Patrick. Our PRAY-ERS were informed. May our prayers get you through this. At loss for words. We love you. JEAN and BILL BECK
We send our deepest condolences to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. - Mike and Erin Paredes
- Erin (Mason) Paredes
Played lots of soccer with Pj. Up venucci and various tennis courts and fields throughout Brookline and Beachview. He was always making people laugh and always smiling. The deepest prayers and thoughts to Pj and his family. Bobby Mazzeo and Family
- Bobby Mazzeo
I am very sorry to hear of Patrick's passing. I had the pleasure of working with him at ACHA. He was a great worker and friend and always had a smile on his face. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. -Hope Vasy
- Hope Vasy
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. So sorry for your loss Mike and Mary Foriska
- M. Foriska
Jessica - my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time.
- Cristine Anderson
My memories of Patrick will always be close to my heart. I spent many days on the sidelines watching him own the soccer field while MK and I cheered him and Lee on to victory. I am so sorry for this tremendous loss to his wife and kids and to his entire family. Love and prayers to you all. God bless you Patrick. Beth Uhrin
- Beth Uhrin
Jessica - Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss. - The InnoSource Team
- Jerad Kildoo
So very sad for you, Jess, and for your family. We are sending you prayers for comfort and healing and wrapping you up in love. Nancy and Rodney Triplett
- Nancy and Rodney Triplett
I'm so very sorry Jess. You and his family are in my thoughts and prayers.
- Nicole Woollett/Winfield
So very sorry for your loss - our deepest condolences to all of you ! Patty & Gary Vella
- Patricia Vella
I remember the day Jess told me she met PJ. It was so evident he was the one for her. Lots of great memories of those early years. Much love to you and your family Jess. I hope you find solace and peace in those great kids, and all your friends and family. Love- Melanie (and Ted)
- Melanie Rothermich
PJ has crossed the bar for the final time, he is off to sea never to return. Rest easy shipmate we have the watch
- Ron Wilson
PJ was a great friend. I shared many early morning rides to Brashear with him in the back of Lutz's truck. Always a good time; gone too soon. My condolences to the entire family.
- Mike Palermo
I'm very sorry to hear of Patrick's passing. I had the opportunity to work with Pat at the Housing Authority he was a great friend and a co worker. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Doug and Melanie Kujawa
- Doug Kujawa

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