Patricia A. McKinney

PLAINSBORO - Patricia A. McKinney, 90, of Plainsboro Township, passed away June 10, 2013, at home.
Born in Trenton, Mrs. McKinney resided in the Trenton area for more than 40 years, she lived in Feasterville, Pa. for a period of 13 years, and in Huachuca City, Ariz. for 10 years, and at various U.S. Army posts in her lifetime. She was formerly employed by Hill Refrigeration in Trenton, but was a homemaker most of her life. Patricia was a Trenton Central High School graduate of the class of 1942. She enjoyed quilt making, bowling, and reading.
Daughter of the late Timothy Patrick and Ellen (McArdle) Lydon, beloved wife of the late James C. McKinney, sister of the late Dorothy Schaefer, Georgina Cunningham, Honora Elliott, Eileen McTighe, Sister Mary Ellen Timothy Lydon, Elizabeth L. Collins, Joseph B. Lydon and Timothy P. Lydon, she is survived by her three daughters, Kathleen A. McKinney, Patricia A. Morrissey and Ellen M. Leonard; several grandchildren; a sister, Rosemary L. Vocaturo; and a brother, Leo Lydon; and many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
In accordance with Patricia's wishes, she was cremated and her cremated remains will be buried next to her husband in Fort Huachuca, Ariz. at a later date. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619.
Memorial contributions may be made in Patricia's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or online at

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Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Homes
2365 Whitehorse Mercerville Rd Hamilton, NJ 08619
(609) 584-8080
Published in The Trentonian on June 19, 2013