Patrick J. McKenna, III
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AGE: 49 • Formerly of Woodbury
Patrick J. McKenna, III, 49, of Thousand Oaks, CA, previously of Woodbury, NJ, passed away on Sunday, May 4 2014 after a short illness. Patrick was born on February 5, 1965, the third of five children born to the late Anne and Patrick J. McKenna, Jr. He was raised in Woodbury, NJ and attended St. Patrick's Grammar School, Gloucester Catholic High School, and Cabrini College in Radnor, PA where he achieved a bachelor's degree of science in the field of biology. He relocated to California in 1994 and worked as a senior clinical study manager in oncology therapeutics at Amgen Pharmaceuticals until the time of his death. He was a talented artist, an avid gardener and often the life of the party.
Patrick is survived by his dear friend and companion Jay Smith, his sisters Eileen McGowan, Maureen Coleman, Joanne Cooper, Kathleen Vozzelli, and their husbands and children.
Visitation will be held at St. Patrick's Church at 10:00 on Saturday, May 17, followed by a mass of Christian burial at 11:00. Interment New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. Donations may be made in Patrick's memory to the Histiocytosis Association of America, 332 North Broadway, Pitman NJ 08071. www.histio.org. Tributes and memories may be shared at: www.mcgfuneral.com Arrangements: McGuinness Funeral Home, Woodbury (800-993-0888)
McGuinness Funeral Home
34 Hunter Street Woodbury, NJ 08096
Published in Courier-Post on May 11, 2014