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Patrick J. McManamon Obituary
Patrick J. McManamon, Sr. TOWN OF ULSTER- Patrick J. McManamon, Sr., 85, formerly of Lake Katrine, passed peacefully surrounded by his family Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Warren Swarthout. Born March 21, 1927 in Brooklyn, he was a son of the late John and Margaret (Moran) McManamon. Patrick served in the United States Navy during World War II. After his service, he had been employed for over 40 years with the New York City Water Supply as an electrician and machinist. He also was the owner of McManamon Electric. Patrick had a love for pets and was known for feeding all the birds in the neighborhood. He was a parishioner of Saint Catherine Laboure, a member of the Holy Name Society and assisted in the wiring of the church during its construction. He was a member of the Service Employees International Union in N.Y.C., the American Legion, Douglas L. Cordo Post 1748 , Town of Ulster and the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division One, Ulster County, and a life member of the Ruby Rod and Gun Club. Surviving are his children, P.J. McManamon, Jr. and his wife Loreen, of Ruby, Mary A. Bahr and her husband Fred, of Kingston, Debra Swarthout and her husband Warren, of the Town of Ulster and Kevin D. McManamon, of Lake Katrine; his sister, Margaret Miggins and her husband Bill, of the Town of Ulster; grandchildren, Shannon M. Breuer, Kelly J. Habernig, Jamie L. Bahr-Edwards, Rebecca E. Bahr-Burchins, Laura E. Scharschu, Erin M. Nelson, Christopher W. Swarthout, Brooke M. Swarthout, Michael P. Swarthout, Katlyn Rose McManamon and Devon Dunn McManamon; great-grandchildren, Margaret Habernig, Madelyn Nelson and Claire Nelson. Nieces and nephews also survive. His wife, Theresa, whom he married at Saint Ann's Church in Sawkill in 1950, died July 4, 1997. A sister, Mary McManamon; and brothers, John, Donald, Thomas, William, James, and Robert McManamon and his granddaughter, Devin E. Swarthout, all died previously. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc., 27 Smith Avenue. www.jvleahyfh.com The McManamon family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral procession will form 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. at Saint Catherine Laboure Church. Burial will military honors in Mount Marion Cemetery. Flowers are welcome; expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas, 66675 or Paws Unlimited 637 Murray Road, Kingston, N.Y., 12401.

Published in the Daily Freeman on Aug. 29, 2012
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