Somerville/Medford Remembering Patrick J. McCloskey

U.S. Veteran

McCloskey Patrick J. Jr. of Milton (formerly of Somerville and Medford), died peacefully with his family by his side, on January 20, 2023, at 91 years old. Son of the late Patrick J. Sr. and Mary T. (Morandi) McCloskey. He was the loving husband of Evelyn M. (Johnson), for 67 years. Everyone that met them immediately knew it was a true love story.

Patrick was a US Air Force veteran. He worked for New England Telephone and retired from Nynex after 40 years. A longtime parishioner of St. Joseph’s Church in Somerville. He was an ever present family man (devoted to his family) and had many, many friends. He had a sharp wit with an infectious sense of humor that he shared with everyone.

Survived by his five children, Patrick J III (Linda) of Watervliet, NY, Janet M of Milton, MA, Thomas M (Patrice) of Hilton Head, SC, David F. (Karen) of Littleton, MA and John F of Dorchester, MA.

Dear brother of Dorothy O’Keefe (Arthur) of N. Andover and James McCloskey of Boston.
Predeceased by his siblings Richard McCloskey and Jean Fabian (Richard).

Also survived by eight grandchildren Lisa, Graham, Thomas, Rachel, Michael, Aidan, Mary, and Colin and three great grandchildren Gianluca, Sean and Lily. Several Nieces and Nephews. Longtime friend to Jane Hunt.

Calling Hours will be held at Doherty Funeral Home 855 Broadway, Somerville, on Thursday, January 26th, from 4-7 PM, with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated the following morning, January 27th, at 10 AM in St. Joseph’s Church, 264 Washington St., Somerville, MA 02143. Relatives and friends invited to attend. An elevator and accessible entrance available on the right-hand side of the church. Services will conclude with the burial at Milton Cemetery, Milton, MA, 211 Centre St., Milton, MA 02186.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Patrick’s memory can be made to the Norwell VNA and Hospice, 120 Longwater Dr. Norwell, MA 02061.

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