elevated mTpkY Born: March 5, 1939
elevated mTpkY Died: August 10, 2020
elevated mTpkY Patrick died peacefully at home under the loving and dedicated care of his family. He will be dearly missed by his wife Bridget, daughters Siobhán and Elaine, and grandchildren Liam, Hannah, and Owen.
elevated mTpkY Pat was born and raised on a farm in Duncummin, Emly, Co. Tipperary, Ireland by his parents Edmond and Johanna (nee Condon) in a large and faithful Catholic family. He emigrated with his bride to Canada in 1966, and soon thereafter started a long and dedicated career at the Toronto Star. Pat loved his native Ireland and treasured his visits back home, enjoying many special moments with his large extended family.
elevated mTpkY Pat was a true gentleman. He had a sensitive, quiet disposition, and was one of the most thoughtful and generous people one could ever meet. He had a passion for horses and was an ardent follower of North American and European horse racing. Pat was an encyclopedia of family history, a great dancer, and well known for moving between English and Gaelic in one conversation.
elevated mTpkY Patrick was sadly predeceased by his son-in-law Tom, as well as his sisters Kitty, Mary, Celia, and Carmel, and brothers Mickey, Vincent, Eddie, and Stan. Along with his wife, daughters and grandchildren, Pat will be mourned by his surviving brother William, and his large extended family in Ireland, England, and Australia, including 12 surviving siblings-in-law, and 35 nieces and nephews.
elevated mTpkY Special thanks to Dr. Eric Ling as well as John and Peter on the palliative care team, for their skilled and compassionate care of Pat and his entire family in recent weeks.
elevated mTpkY A small private Mass will be celebrated by Patrick’s family on August 13, 2020 in accordance with current public health restrictions, at the Chapel of St. Joseph, Holy Cross Cemetery, Thornhill, Ontario.
elevated mTpkY In lieu of flowers, friends may consider donations to Sharelife (sharelife.org) or the Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre (drjaychildrensgriefcentre.ca).
elevated mTpkY If you wish to watch the Mass live on Thursday August 13, 2020 please click the link below.
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My deepest condolences… Such a difficult time to deal with such an immense loss…. Donated with love and thinking of the family,
Stephanie and Nikolas Durocher-LeBlanc
We are very saddened to hear of his passing. We wish you peace and prayers at this most difficult time.
Thanks very much Isabel. Thank you for your support.
Our condolences and sympathies to Bridget and family!
My deepest condolences. I am truly sorry for your loss.
My deepest heartfill sympathies
He and dad are having a good chat in heaven
May he rest in eternal peace
Thanks very much Maria. It has been a difficult year for both of our families. I am sure that our dads have been reunited and are looking out for us all now.
Sorry to hear about Uncle Patsy’s passing. Our thoughts are with you here in Fethard.
Vincent and Sarah Murphy and family.
Our deepest sympathies to you all on this sad occasion. His journey on earth completed after a very fulfilled life. I’m sure he will continue to be busy.
Thank you very much Geraldine and Liam. We appreciate your sympathy and prayers.
Deepest condolences to the family, our dear colleague Siobhán and kids. May Mr Pat rest in piece and leave lots of great memories for many generations.
Deepest condolences to our colleague Siobhan and your family for the loss of your dear one . May the sweet memories of Mr. Pat be always in all your hearts . Take care and you are in our prayers.
My heartfelt sympathies to Siobhan and family. May his soul rest in peace.
Dear Siobhan, Our deepest Condolences. May Mr. Murphy rest in peace. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
Dear Bridget and Murphy family, my deepest condolences to you for your loss. Please know your family is in my thoughts and prayers. May Mr. Murphy Rest In Peace.
Sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family
Siobhan and family, we are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Our deepest condolences.
My deepest condolences during this difficult time. May you find comfort in your memories.
We are very saddened to learn of his passing. We will keep Mr. Murphy and the entire family in our prayers at this difficult time.
Fred and Andrea Smith
Thanks very much Fred and Andrea. We appreciate your prayers.
Bridget, Siobhan & Elaine. So sorry to hear of Uncle Patsy’s passing. Our thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. May he rest in peace. Gillian, Peter & Family.
Thank you Gillian. I am sure that our dads have been reunited along with their brothers and sisters in heaven. We appreciate your prayers.
Deepest Sympathy to Bridget and family. Thinking and praying for you at this very difficult time.
We are so sorry for your loss. Heartfelt condolences at this sad time. With warmest regards and sincerest sympathies, the Canavan family xo
Thank you so much Cathy. We appreciate your condolences and prayers.
Deepest condolences to Bridget and family. Sending prayers of comfort and peace.
Thank you Margaret. You condolences and prayers are appreciated.
Dear Bridget and family,
My deepest condolences. You are in my prayers.
My deepest sympathies to your family Siobhán and Elaine. May your father’s soul rest in peace
With our deepest sympathy. Condolence to Bridget and family. Our thoughts are with you.
Love and prayers
Maria dela Cruz and family
Dear Bridget and family. I am sad to hear of Pats passing. Please accept my deepest condolences at this most difficult time. It was always a pleasure chatting with Pat, in the neighbourhood when I was younger. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
We are very sorry for your loss. Condolences at this time of sadness. Warm regards and sincerest sympathies from Kathleen and family.
Dear Elaine and family
My deepest condolences to you all on the loss of your Dad.
Thinking of you with special thoughts and prayers.
To Breda, Siobhan, Elaine and grandchildren:
Sending our deepest condolences to all of you at this difficult time. I remember all my visits to your home during my time in Toronto and the stories and laughs I had with Pat during these years. Thinking of all of you and sending all my love and prayers to you at this time and in the days to come.
Stephanie (Kranz) Levasseur and family
May he rest in peace in heaven. Sincere condolences to Breda and of course to his two daughters. Breda who was my classmate so many years ago in Herbertstown N.S.
She was a lovely friendly dependable girl well liked in class and my heart is sad for her.
During this dreadful pandemic I missed that your dad passed away. My sincere sympathies. He must have been an amazing man to have raised you–an amazing woman. God Bless, Pam