Patricia Ann Cline-Drakulic age 75 of Ligonier died Friday, July 23, 2010 in her home in the ABC Motel in Ligonier. She was born on July 15, 1935 in Jeannette the daughter of the late Milton and Melverna Cline. Patty was the proprietor of the ABC Motel along US Route 30 East in Ligonier for 55 years. Patty helped serve people traveling though the Ligonier Valley by providing accommodations and a warm smile to many travelers. She graduated from Jeanette High School and Seton Hill College with a BS Degree in History. Patty was a warm, happy friendly and outgoing person and was willing to help anyone. In the late 1960's her parents were involved in a serious automobile accident at the road entrance to the motel. After the accident, her parents died and then she began running the motel. Patty married a former customer Milan Drakulic in 2004. She met him while he was working for Westinghouse Electric as a chauffer driving VIPs for the company in the 1950's. Patty is also survived by several cousins and other family members around the area and country. Family and friends will be received from 9 to 10:30 AM Tuesday in the St. John the Baptist Orthodox Catholic Church, Wilpen Road, Ligonier Twp. A funeral liturgy will follow at 11 AM in the church with Fr. Tony Joseph officiating. Interment will follow in the Jeannette Memorial Park, Penn Twp. The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th Street (Rt. 130) Trafford is assisting the family with arrangements. The family requests no flowers and memorials can be made to the Ligonier Valley Association of Churches Association to help needy families. Visit www.dobrinickfhinc.com to send condolences or sign Patty's guestbook online.
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