Patricia Ann “Patsy” Yost

March 12, 1931 - October 2, 2021
Patricia Ann “Patsy” Yost

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Patricia Ann “Patsy” Yost, 90, of McMechen, WV, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021, in Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheeling, WV. She was born March 12, 1931, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Russell E. Yost, Sr. and Anna (Marchani) Yost.

Patsy has been an active member of her church and her community throughout her life. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church, McMechen, where she served as a CCD teacher for 3 years and an altar server for 4 years; a member of the Benwood Fire Department, where she volunteered at Bingo; and a volunteer and former Athletic Board member at St. James Catholic School and Bishop Donahue High School.

In addition to her parents, Patsy was preceded in death by a sister, Betty DeLoretta; and an aunt Patricia Kirker. She is survived by her son, Brian (Heidi) Yost of Baltimore, MD; brother, Russell E. Yost, Jr. (Ruby Goddard) of Moundsville, WV; grandchildren, Justin (Kate) Yost, Sara (Kyle) Powers and Hannah Yost (Joe Price); great-grandchildren, Brooks, Wesley and Theodore “Teddy” Yost, and Corra, Everette and Rowynn Powers; nephews, Russell E. (Yukari) Yost, III, and Robert (Debbie) Yost; great-nieces, Alisa, Keri, Juli & Tristan; great-nephew, Cody; great-great-niece, Ava; cousin, Twila; and her dog, Noel.

In accordance with Patsy’s wishes, she will be cremated. There will be no visitation or services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter, 37 Animal Shelter Drive, Moundsville, WV 26041.

Arrangements by CARE Funeral & Cremation Specialists, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, WV. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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  • October 04, 2021
    Anthony Erit Marchani (Dutch was my nickname and Patsy called me Dutchie) says:
    The Marchani, Kirker and Yost families all lived together in a hugh house in McMechen, WV with my paternal grandma for about 11 years. From about age 5-16 I grew up with my cousin Patsy. She was 15 years older than me and was often the baby sitter for all us younger kids. She loved decorating for Christmas and especially enjoyed putting the Christmas tree on a platform and setting up my Lionel train set with a village of houses, people, trees etc in the middle of the tracks. I often helped her with the set up and enjoyed the whole experience.

  • October 04, 2021
    Stan Tuchalski- Kissimmee, FL says:
    I first met Patsy in the fall of 1982 when Brian was a Freshman at Wheeling College. I enjoyed visits to McMechen at the family home. I willkeep the whole extended family in my thoughts and prayers.

  • October 04, 2021
    Kathy Sue says:
    It was a true pleasure to work with Patsy for many years at the Bingo's in Benwood. She was a worker for the Benwood Fire Department, St. James and John's School and St. James and John's Church. She was a hard worker and a great friend. She will be missed by so many.

  • October 12, 2021
    Brian Yost lit a candle:
    Lit since October 12, 2021 at 10:11:25 PM