Patsy Joseph DiDavid was born on May 17, 1917 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. His Father worked at Lukens Stee. Patsy was one of six children.
Patsy left school early to obtain employment at Lukens Steel to help with family expenses. Later, he married Rachel Mariana.
Patsy was well known for his pleasant personality and he loved to laugh. His sister Gloria remembers “in the movie house he would sit in the balcony and you heard him laugh so hard. Everyone knew who it was.”