Brian R. Patrone

BOARDMAN – Brian R. Patrone, 41, of Boardman, died Sunday morning at his residence.

Born May 30, 1973, in Salem, he was the son of Rocco Patrone and Debbie (Foley) Lewis.

An auto painter by trade, Mr. Patrone worked for area auto body shops. He graduated from Crestview High School Class of 1991, was a Navy veteran and Catholic by faith.

Survivors include his mother, Debbie Foley Lewis and stepfather, Bill Lewis of Petersburg; his brother, Kevin (Jenn) Patrone of New Waterford; his father, Rocco Patrone of Petersburg, Ind; and grandmother, Phil Foley of East Palestine.

Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Pete Foley, Rocco and Dorothy Patrone and Reed and Martha Lewis.

Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home in East Palestine (

The funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours with Robert J. Helbeck of the First Church of Christ officiating.