Patrick J. Kilcommons

Patrick J. Kilcommons of Southold died at his home, surrounded by his loved ones, after a lengthy illness. He was 77 years old. 

He was born in County Galway, Ireland, Aug. 7, 1938, to Timothy and Nora Kilcommons and served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1961.

On Nov. 16, 1963, he married Philomena (née Mockler) in Astoria, N.Y.

Patrick had been a conductor with the Long Island Rail Road and a member of the United Transportation Union. He was also a communicant at St. Patrick R.C. Church in Southold.

Patrick is survived by his wife, Philomena; three children, Emily (James) Kelly of Warwick, N.Y., Timothy (Maribeth) of Southold and Geraldine (Christopher) Brodarick of Southold; his sister Mary Cheney of Sunnyside, N.Y.; and 12 grandchildren, Patrick, Sean, James, Ryan, Caitlin, Kieran, Daniel, Kathryn, Grace, Conor, Brendan and Emma. He was predeceased by eight siblings Bridget “Bridie” O’Keefe, Catherine “Kitty” Cabra, Cornelius “Connie,” Nora, Michael, Margaret “Peggy” Reilly, Celia “Sadie” McGoldrick, and Eileen.

The family received visitors July 24 at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated July 25 at St. Patrick R.C. Church in Southold. Interment, with U.S. Army honors, will follow at St. Patrick R.C. Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to East End Hospice or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

This is a paid notice.