Patrick passed away peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, May 4, 2016 in Golden, BC at the age of 90 years. He was a fighter until the very end even making plans on coming home and going hunting in the fall. At age 89, Patrick was still hunting getting a Moose during hunting season last year and generously sharing it with family and friends.
Born in Prince Albert, SK on June 1, 1925. He had resided in Golden since 2008.
He was an avid hunter. In his younger years he was a Government Game Guide while working in Ocean Falls, BC. He was proud to be a WWII Veteran and served in the Army as a sniper.
Patrick will be lovingly remembered by his companion of 22 years Betty Tegart; son, Ted Kennedy (Sharon)of Burns Lake and family Ricky Kennedy; daughter, Patricia Spina(Frank) of Campbell River and family Shawn Spina and Dean Spina; son Keith (Cynthia) of Quesnel and family Brian Kennedy; Kenneth of Port Alice. His Tegart family; Bob Tegart(Pauline) of Golden and family Alexandra and Hayden; Brian (Kellie) of Brisco and family Brooke and Marlaine; Lee Anne Tegart of Golden and family Destiny and Jadyn; Grandson Michael Wheeler. His Maryland family; Cathryn Zinkgraf of Bowie, MD USA and family Tracey Ehrenfried, Kimberly Everhart, Michael Zinkgraf, and Melissa Valera.
21 Great-Grandchildren and many dear friends especially his dear friend Sandy Collings with whom he hunted with for 50 years and Dave Wheeler with whom he hunted with for many years.
Patrick was very much loved and will be missed.
Graveside service will be given on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Veteran’s Cemetery in Golden, BC at 4PM.