North Greenbush- Patrick J. McDonald Sr. age 71 of Blommingrove Drive in North Greenbush passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. He was born in Albany on April 1, 1944 and lived in Rensselaer most of his life. He graduated from Van Rensselaer High School in 1962. Pat served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 -1968. Pat was employed as a Police Officer for the City of Rensselaer from 1968 thru 1993. Son of the late Andrew M. McDonald and Alice L. Brophy. Father of Patrick J. (Victoria) McDonald, Jr. Grandfather of Aiden Patrick and Eamon Andrew McDonald. Brother of Sharon A. Flynn and the late Olive M. (Ernie, survives) Mann, Alice L. Peltz, Catherine M. (John) Yonkers and Andrew M. McDonald, Jr. Pat is also predeceased by his former spouse Blanche Boissy McDonald. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be from the W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home 1700 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer Friday morning at 9:00 and 10:00 at St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph Church, Herrick Street, Rensselaer where the Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home, Thursday from 4-7 PM. Interment will be held at a later date.
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When Thursday, October 8th, 2015 4:00pm - 7:00pm
W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home
1700 Washington Avenue
Friday, October 9th, 2015 10:00am
Fr. David R. Lefort
St. John The Evangelist & St. Joseph Church