Patrick Celestine Tsosie of Jay died Thursday, July 3, 2008, at his home. He was 44.

Mr. Tsosie was born March 16, 1964, in Apache County, Ariz., to Albert Tsosie Sr. and Ella Mae Anderson.

He worked at a general laborer and was a firefighter for the Cherokee Nation.

Survivors include one son, Thomas Tsosie of Ponca City; his father, of Arizona; three brothers, Albers Tsosie Jr. of Eucha, Kevin Yazzie of Siloam Springs and Randy Yazzie of Sawmill, Ariz., and five sisters, Rosalyn Brown of Sawmill, and Evangeline Babe, Diane Yazzie, Tanya Yazzie and Marjorie Pso, all of Albuquerque, N.M..

He was preceded in death by his mother and one brother, Harold Tsosie.

Services will be held in Sabo Neeto, N.M.

Arrangements are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home of Jay.