Claddagh County Galway's Patrick Conneely, 86


Patrick J. Conneely, 86, of Riverdale, passed away peacefully on Dec. 9, 2020.

He was born in the beautiful Claddagh County Galway, Ireland, the son of Mary and Anthony Conneely.

He lived many years in Riverdale before moving to Cobleskill.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Conneely, in 2017.

He is survived by his loving family, daughter Jean and son-in-law Mickey Comiskey; son Brian and daughter-in-law Rani Conneely; daughter Mary and son-in-law John O’Connor; and son Brendan and daughter-in-law Maureen Conneely; grandchildren Shane (Katherine), Kerry, Kayla, Brianne, Danny and Clara; sister-in-law Hannah (Kenny); siblings Joe (Helen), Una (Tony), Rita (Eamon) and Ann (the late Tom); and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral Mass was held Saturday, Dec. 12 at Holy Cross Church, 4112 E. Genesee St., DeWitt. Burial was at St. Vincent DePaul Cemetery in Cobleskill.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, CNY Chapter, 441 Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, N.Y., 13204.

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