Patrick Dolphin of City Island passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 in his 86th year.
Pat was born in Dromore West, Co. Sligo, Ireland. He is the youngest of eleven children, born to Leo and Mary Jane Dolphin. Pat came to the United States in 1956 and began working for the Carpenter's Union, Local 608 until his retirement in 1981.
He married Mary Keaveney, from Co. Roscommon, Ireland on November 20,1965. They had three children: Chris who passed away in 1989; Patrick and Mary Ann, who is married to Joe Maginnis. Pat was blessed with four grandchildren.
While Pat loved his family, home and life here in New York, there was a special place in his heart for his homeland in Co. Sligo, Ireland. His family is sad to say "farewell for now" but take comfort in knowing his soul is whole again now that he is reunited with his son Chis and his granddaughter, Siobhan in heaven.
A funeral mass will be celebrated for Pat at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.