Patrick Joseph Begley, age 84, of Cos Cob, beloved husband of 55 years to Mary McWeeney Begley, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 17, 2021 with his family at his side. Born in Tuam, County Galway, Ireland, one of 18 children of the late Peter and Delia Melody Begley, he came to the United States in May 1962. Pat retired from the Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation, Greenwich Division in 2000. He was a parishioner of St. Agnes Church in Greenwich, a member of the Pioneers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, St. Mary’s Center in New Haven, the Gaelic American Club in Fairfield, the Irish American Community Center of East Haven and was a 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Orinoco Council #39. Survivors in addition to his loving wife, Mary include 11 brothers and sisters, Christine McEniry (Timothy), Thomas Begley, Delia Purtill (Patrick), Margaret Ashworth (Brian), Martin Begley, Agnes Cruise( Sean), Timothy Begley (Frances), Patricia Cassidy (Jerry), John Begley (Yvonne), Walter Begley (Marian) and Jerry Begley; and several nieces and nephews in the United States, Ireland and England. He was predeceased by 6 brothers and sisters, Nora Hemick, Michael Begley, Francis Begley, James Begley, Ann Fogarty and Elizabeth Doyle. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 4 Riverside Avenue, Riverside. Interment will follow in St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery in Fairfield. Friends may call Friday from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. For information please visit www.SpearFunerealHome.com
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