QUEENSBURY, N.Y. — Patricia (Sheedy) Dineen, 75, a resident of Queensbury, passed away Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness.
Pat was born on the luckiest day of the year, March 17, 1935, to the late John B. Sheedy and Mary (Gallagher) Sheedy in Detroit, Mich. She is a graduate of Holy Redeemer High School. After graduating, she worked as a receptionist for a doctors office. She met and married her husband, Bill Dineen, while he was playing for the Detroit Red Wings. As a result of the nomadic hockey life, they traveled to more than a dozen cities in Canada and the United States together with their six children. In 1983, the Dineen's settled in the Glens Falls area and have called it home since.
Pat volunteered at Glens Falls Hospital Guild for 25 years. Her greatest joy was her loving family and wonderful friends.
Besides her parents she was predeceased by her brothers: Jim Sheedy, Jack Sheedy and Kevin Sheedy, and her dear sister, Marilyn Sauve.
Pat is survived by her husband of 53 years, Bill Dineen; her children: Shawn (Diane) Dineen of Granby, Conn., Peter (Brandy) Dineen of Glen Lake, N.Y., Rose (Darrell) Meehl of Queensbury, N.Y., Gord (Alexandra) Dineen of Oakville, Ont., Kevin (Annie) Dineen of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Jerry (Sandy) Dineen of Somers, N.Y.; her 15 grandchildren: Ryan, Bailee, Colleen, Sara, Kerry, Molly, Finnegan, Hannah, Emma, William, Declan, Ashley, Haley, Megan and Daniel; her brother, Jerry (Barb) Sheedy of Northville, Mich., as well as several brother and sister in-laws and nieces and nephews.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at Our Lady of the Annunciation Church, Aviation Road, Queensbury.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Singleton-Healy Funeral Home, 407 Bay Road, Queensbury.
Her family would like to thank Dr. Blood and Lynn Keil and the wonderful caregivers who provided tremendous compassion and support during her final days with us. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Hole in the Woods at 97 Hidden Valley Road, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846.
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