Patricia A. Kearney

Patricia A. Kearney, 78, of Ridgefield, loving wife of the late Michael J. Kearney Sr., passed away on March 6, 2017.

Mrs. Kearney was born on October 12, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY; a daughter of the late Alfred and Anastasia (Cullen) Shoreys. She grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts, where she graduated from Saint Vincent Hospital School of Nursing.

Mrs. Kearney was a retired MRI Technologist after working many years for Danbury Hospital.

A resident of Ridgefield for the past 35 years, Mrs. Kearney was very active in the Ridgefield community. She was a past president of the Ridgefield Woman’s Club, a member at Founders Hall, the Ridgefield Historical Society and the Caudatowa Garden Club. She was also a Connecticut State Officer of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs.

Mrs. Kearney was an avid gardener and tennis player. She enjoyed travelling internationally as well as playing bridge and taking a variety of classes at Founders Hall. She was a parishioner of St. Mary Roman
Catholic Church.

Mrs. Kearney is survived by her son, Michael J. Kearney, Jr. and his wife, Eileen. She is also survived by two brothers: Peter Shoreys and his wife, Jane and Francis Shoreys and his wife, Dianne. In addition, she is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Kearney was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Michael J. Kearney Sr., on January 8, 2016; her beloved son, James A. Kearney in 1984 and her nephew, Aaron Shoreys.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 10:15 AM at St. Mary Church; 55 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield. Friends will be received on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Kane Funeral Home; 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Founders Hall, the Ridgefield Historical Society, Regional Hospice and Homecare or the Dorothy Day Hospitality House.


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