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PATRIE, DAVID A. David A. Patrie, 78, of West Haven, beloved husband of Virginia Raccio Patrie, loving father of David, Karen, and Donna, and the world’s best Pop-Pop to four cherished grandchildren, died suddenly, Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Yale-New Haven Hospital after being stricken at home. David was born in New Haven, October 12, 1935, a son of the late Lyndon S. Patrie, Sr. and Elizabeth Downey Patrie. He served proudly and honorably as a U.S. Marine from 1954 to 1956. David worked for over 22 years as a final finish tire technician with Armstrong Rubber of West Haven. He later was employed for many years in custodial service with Yale University. He was an avid sports fan, especially UCONN Women’s Basketball and his beloved New York Giants. Survivors include a son, David Patrie and his companion Karen Marezak, of East Haven; two daughters, Karen Caraballo, of West Haven, and Donna Hemstock and her husband Charles, of North Haven; four very special grandchildren, deeply loved and the pride of his life, Savannah Hemstock, Jessica Patrie, Nicole Patrie, and Devan Hemstock; two brothers, Dean Patrie and his wife Mary, of Clinton, CT, and Lyndon S. Patrie, Jr., and his wife Jean, of Branford, CT, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Roger Patrie. Calling hours for family and friends will be at the Keenan Funeral Home, 238 Elm Street, West Haven, Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. A service of prayer and shared memories will be held at 7:30. Interment will be private. Gifts in David’s memory may be directed to the , 538 Preston Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450-1004. Those wishing to offer condolences online, may do so at www.keenanfuneralhome.com
Published in The New Haven Register on Feb. 9, 2014
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