Patrick McKenna

Obituary of Patrick McKenna

Patrick J. McKenna peacefully passed away on the morning of January 26, 2020.

His memorial service will be held on February 8, 2020, 1:00pm at Hill Funeral Home in

Puyallup, WA.

 

Patrick was born in County Cavan, Ireland in March, 1943 to Ambrose and Ann. He

was the fourth of 6 children and is preceded in death by two. He met the love of

his life, Colette, in December, 1962 and the two were married in March, 1967.

Patrick immigrated to the United States in 1968 to lay the foundation for starting

and raising a family. In time, he brought his wife and 2 young children to be with

him. They later had 3 more children and together they raised all 5 in Federal Way,

WA.

 

Patrick had a long career in the food industry and also enjoyed some time working

for himself.

 

As a devout Christian, Patrick found strength and personal motivation reading and

studying the bible. In his younger days, he would visit shut-ins and administer holy

sacraments to them. He was also a strong supporter of prison and homeless

ministries. Patrick enjoyed spending time working on home projects and

gardening. Later in life, it was his delight to spend time visiting his children and

grandchildren.

 

Patrick is survived by his wife of 52 years, Colette; his 5 children, Christopher

(Lynette), Stephen (Lauri), David (Alexis), Andrew (Heidi), and Sinead (Kevin); and

9 grandchildren: Joseph, Caitrin, Connor, Emelia, Audrey, Ryan, Lilian, Abiageal,

and Cora.

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Saturday
8
February

Memorial Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Hill Funeral home
217 E pioneer ave
Puyallup , Washington, United States
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