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Pat DiNizio

Pat DiNizio (Ezra Shaw / Getty Images)
Pat DiNizio (Ezra Shaw / Getty Images)

Guest Book Highlights

May 29, 2018 "I had the privilege to see Smithereens twice and was a big fan of Pat. My condolences to family and bandmates!" - Roger Pruim (Valparaiso, IN)
May 01, 2018 "Saw Pat and the band at a free concert in Carteret park it was great always like the band my friend Joe D'Angelo play with Pat in Plainfield where he grew up rest in peace Pat you will be missed" - Larry Amorin (Keasbey, NJ)
February 25, 2018 "I recall how generous he was talking to fans after a show I attended. He will be very missed." - Patrick Coty (Woodland, WA)
February 15, 2018 "My deepest sympathies to Pat's mom, Jim, Dennis and Severo and all the many, MANY friends and fans Pat had. Rest in peace, Pat. Thank you for your music and for being the man you were." - Christine Peace (Narragansett, RI)
January 19, 2018 "met pat and the group at centennial park on a Saturday afternoon they played about 90 minutes leaving everyone wanting more concert was the highlight of my year pat was especially friendly and all 4 group members signed my cd, pat was the warmest and my favorite smithereen what a voice what passion. blood and roses will always make me think of pat dinizio a rock and roll genius I will truly miss. no ones rock and roll kicks butt like the smithereens. goodbye pat but long live the music of the smithereens." - allen everette (fort myers f, FL)
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Obituary for Pat DiNizio
SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. (AP) - Pat DiNizio, who as lead singer and songwriter for the New Jersey band the Smithereens was known for such hits as "Blood...
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